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range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref.
); 5.0 cm NG (female)
Inhabits shallow (1.5 m), crystal clear waters (pH 8.2) with a bottom of sand and some soft patches of silt. Hides among submerged and floating aquatic vegetation. Feeds on damselfly and dragonfly nymphs, other aquatic larvae, ostracods, copepods and snails. Eggs measure 1.2-1.4 mm in diameter and hatch in about 9 days (Ref.
). Not a seasonal killifish. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref.
Life cycle and mating behavior
, 2003. Cyprinodontidae (Pupfishes). p. 549-554. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref.
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 3.3 ±0.46 se; Based on food items.
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .
Torres, Armi G.
Torres, Armi G.
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