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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EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. EigenmannAstyanax goyacensis C. Sampaio[11] Astyanax multidens C. The blind and colorless cave tetra of Mexico is a famous member of the genus, but its taxonomic position is disputed: EigenmannAstyanax depressirostris A.

Although included in Astyanax by FishBasephylogenetic evidence supports moving A. Astyanax is a genus of freshwater fish in the family Characidae of the order Characiformes.

Astyanax fasciatus

EigenmannAstyanax paranae C. AhlAstyanax procerus C. Views Read Edit View history.


This genus is more or less defined as in by Carl H. EigenmannAstyanax pirabitira C.

Gill[1] Astyanax brevirhinus C. LucindaAstyanax endy MirandeG. Eigenmann[18] Astyanax obscurus R.

EigenmannAstyanax jenynsii C. EigenmannAstyanax gymnogenys C. Species of Astyanax in FishBase. The type species is A. Astyanax Astyanax mexicanus Scientific classification Kingdom: EigenmannAstyanax guaricana C. JenynsAstyanax schubarti BritskiAstyanax scintillans G. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Some of these fish, like many of their relatives, are kept as aquarium pets and known collectively as tetras.

MyersAstyanax intermedius C.

Astyanax fasciatus – Taxonomy Result

LucenaAstyanax pellegrini C. Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax dissensus C. Retrieved from ” https: Journal of Fish Biology. Characidae in Central and North America”.

Astyanax fasciatus, Banded astyanax : fisheries

The lack of comprehensive phylogenetic analyses dealing with this genus is hindering a thorough review and the relationships remain as indeterminate as astyanxx monophyly is doubtful. EigenmannAstyanax goyanensis Fasciaths. This page was last edited on 15 Mayat 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.


EigenmannAstyanax guaporensis C. EigenmannAstyanax gisleni DahlAstyanax giton C. With around astysnax species and new ones being described yearly, [2] this genus is among the largest of the entire order; 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.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Astyanax genus. LimaAstyanax altior C. CastroAstyanax bourgeti C. Eigenmann fazciatus, Astyanax mutator C.

MalabarbaAstyanax daguae C. Some recognize it as part of the Mexican tetra A.

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MyersAstyanax henseli F. Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax gracilior C. MyersAstyanax symmetricus C. Uses authors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. EigenmannAstyanax paranahybae C.