Hemigrammus

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Hemigrammus
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Hemigrammus bleheri
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Hemigrammus erythrozonus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae
Subfamily: incertae sedis
Genus: Hemigrammus
T. N. Gill, 1858

Hemigrammus is a genus of freshwater fish in the family Characidae native to South America (including Trinidad) and commonly seen in the aquarium trade. These are medium-small tetras where the largest species reach up to around 11 cm (4.3 in).[1]

Species[edit]

There are currently 59 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Hemigrammus in FishBase. January 2016 version.
  2. ^ Lima, F.C.T., Correa, V. & Ota, R.P. (2016): A new species of Hemigrammus Gill 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae) from the western Amazon basin in Peru and Colombia. aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 22 (3): 123-132.
  3. ^ Marinho, M.M.F., Dagosta, F.C.P. & Birindelli, J.L.O. (2014): Hemigrammus ataktos: a new species from the rio Tocantins basin, central Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae). Neotropical Ichthyology, 12 (2): 257-264.
  4. ^ Mendonça, M.B. & Wosiacki, W.B. (2011): A New Species of Hemigrammus from the Lower Amazon Floodplain (Characiformes: Characidae). Copeia, 2011 (2): 211-215.
  5. ^ Ota, R.P., Lima, F.C.T. & Pavanelli, C.S. (2015): A new species of Hemigrammus Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae) from the central and western Amazon and rio Paraná-Paraguai basins. Zootaxa, 3948 (2): 218–232.
  6. ^ a b Zarske, A. (2015): Hemigrammus rubrostriatus spec. nov. – ein neuer Salmler aus Kolumbien und Revalidierung von Hemigrammus falsus Meinken, 1958 (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characidae). Vertebrate Zoology, 65 (1): 3–14.
  7. ^ Zarske, A. (2011): Hemigrammus filamentosus spec. nov. – der Südamerikanische Fadensalmler, ein neuer Salmler (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) aus dem Araguaya-Becken in Brasilien. Vertebrate Zoology, 61 (1): 3-12.
  8. ^ a b Ota, R.P., Lima, F.C.T. & Pavanelli, C.S. (2014): A new species of Hemigrammus Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Madeira and rio Paraguai basins, with a redescription of H. lunatus. Neotropical Ichthyology, 12 (2): 265-279.