Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Spix and Agassiz, ) Taxonomic Serial No.: (Download Help) Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus TSN Estudo citogenético em Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Pisces, Erythrinidae) de diferentes bacias hidrográficas brasileiras. Master’s Thesis, Departamento de. Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus is a species of ray-finned fishes with 8 observations.
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Gold Wolf Fish
Feeds on both insects and fish in nature. Habitat Small tributaries, swamps, marshes, pools, ditches and the margins of forest lakes. Sign our Guest Book. Can survive long periods out of the water. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Sounds Ciguatera Hopperythrinus Swim.
Regularly goes to the surface of the water to breathe. Freshwater; pelagic; pH range: Native range All suitable habitat.
Also known as the golden trahira, H. Juveniles can be grown on in smaller quarters. Maintenance Ideally, keep it in a heavily planted yoplerythrinus with plenty of floating vegetation, which will allow it to exhibit its natural unitaeniatks. It can often be seen rising to the surface to take in gulps of air in the aquarium. Mature females are likely to be rounder in the belly than males.
Specimens measuring 16 cm were found to be mature Ref. Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus, Aimara : fisheries, aquarium
In a brightly lit or sparsely decorated tankit tends to spend a lot of its time hidden away. Ideally, keep unittaeniatus in a heavily planted tank with plenty of floating vegetation, which will allow it to exhibit its natural behaviour.
Make sure the cover is very tightly fitting as it can and will escape if given the opportunity. Inhabits swamps and creeks with little current Ref.
Hoplerythrinus unitaeniatus (Spix & Agassiz, ) – Overview
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Low vulnerability 13 of Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. It usually refuses dried foods, although some specimens have been known to accept them over time. Despite its fearsome appearance, it can be combined with other similarly-sized species in a large tank.
Feeds on aquatic invertebrates and to lesser degree, on fish.
Populations have also been recorded in Panama and Trinidad and Tobago. You must be logged in to post a comment. Diet Feeds on both insects and fish in nature. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Very adaptable and unfussy regarding water chemistry. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. It can be kept in unplanted tanks, but at the very least provide lots of hiding places and refuges.
In the aquariumits diet should consist of meaty fare such as earthworms, prawns, mussels and white fish such as lancefish.
Short description Morphology Morphometrics Opercular ocellus present. Estimates unitaenlatus some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Central and South America: Is a predaceous omnivore of open waters.
Small tributaries, swamps, marshes, pools, ditches and the margins of forest lakes. This behavior of breathing air at the surface makes the fish vulnerable to predation by electric eels Ref.