Astyanax cf. fasciatus: ILPLA , (6) mm SL, Laguna de Lobos (35° 17’S59°07’W), Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, coll.: A. Miquelarena et al. Astyanax fasciatus (Cuvier, ). AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia (Kingdom). We studied the feeding behaviour during the larval stages (from hatching until 8 weeks) of the Mexican blind fish Astyanax fasciatus, black tetra Gymnocorymbus .

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MyersAstyanax intermedius C. MalabarbaAstyanax daguae C.

AhlAstyanax procerus C. Characidae in Central and North America”. MyersAstyanax henseli F. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Astyanax genus.

LucindaAstyanax endy MirandeG. JenynsAstyanax schubarti BritskiAstyanax scintillans G. Some recognize it as part of the Mexican tetra A. EigenmannAstyanax paranahybae C. Gill[1] Astyanax brevirhinus C.

Astyanax fasciatus – Taxonomy Result

The blind and colorless cave tetra of Mexico is a famous member of the genus, but its taxonomic position is disputed: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Uses authors parameter link. Eigenmann[16] Astyanax gymnodontus C.


Astyanax is a genus of freshwater fish in the family Characidae of the order Characiformes. Views Read Edit View history.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. EigenmannAstyanax guaporensis C. EigenmannAstyanax goyacensis C.

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EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L. Some of these fish, like many of their relatives, are kept as aquarium pets and known collectively as tetras.

Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. EigenmannAstyanax paranae Astynax. The type species is A. EigenmannAstyanax gisleni DahlAstyanax giton C. This page was last edited on 15 Mayat The lack of comprehensive phylogenetic analyses dealing with this genus is hindering a thorough review and the relationships remain as indeterminate as the monophyly is doubtful.

With around described species and new ones being described yearly, [2] this genus is among the largest of the entire fasciahus Hyphessobrycon also has more than species and which one is larger at any one time depends on whether more species have been recently described in one or the other.


Astyanax fasciatus, Banded astyanax : fisheries

Although included in Astyanax by FishBasephylogenetic evidence supports moving A. The generic name comes from Astyanaxa character in Greek mythologywho was the son of Hector of Troy ; in homage to this, several specific epithets also refer to the Iliad.

Species of Astyanax in FishBase. Journal of Fish Biology.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brazilian Journal of Biology. EigenmannAstyanax rutilus L. EigenmannAstyanax depressirostris A. Eigenmann[18] Astyanax obscurus R.