Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, Taxonomic (Download Help) Gymnotus carapo TSN Notes: Reference for: Gymnotus carapo, banded knifefish . The banded knife fish Gymnotus carapo is among the most widely distributed, broadly adapted (eurytopic), and phenotypically variable fish species in South. Download scientific diagram | Geographic variation in Gymnotus carapo. from publication: Seven new species of the Neotropical electric fish Gymnotus (Teleo- .
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Banded knifefish Old illustrations uppermost showing shape well, lower typical colors Scientific classification Kingdom: Males provide parental care in nests excavated for eggs and larvae Ref.
It also possesses electroreceptors, which allow the fish to receive electrical signals. This system is used for navigation, finding prey and communicating with other G.
Add your observation in Fish Watcher Native range All suitable habitat This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed. Keywords Pisces, Alpha taxonomy, biodiversity assessment, species delimitation, taxonomic inflation. This page was last edited on 13 Julyat Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. Parental care is provided by the male.
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The banded knife fish Gymnotus carapo is among the most widely distributed, broadly adapted eurytopicand phenotypically variable fish species in South America, with a geographic range of about 14 million km 2from the Llanos of Venezuela to the Pampas of northern Argentina.
Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Our results demonstrate significant, but not diagnostic, differences among specimens representing seven new subspecies: Inhabits turbid slow moving or standing waters Ref. There are also some morphometric variations depending on location.
Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, – Gymnote rayé – Présentation
Mouth brooding by males is observed in this species Ref. Native range All suitable habitat. The male takes care of the young by mouth broodingand making and watching over a “nest”, a depression in the bottom where the female lays the eggs. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Articles with ‘species’ microformats. You can sponsor this page.
Tends to inhabit sluggish or still waters and seems to prefer turbid environments. Habitat Tends to inhabit sluggish or still waters and seems to prefer turbid environments. Shows auditory abilities, responding best to a frequency of Hz, with an upper limit above Hz Ref.
More larvae are spread out in leaf litter up to 2 m away Ref. Also responds to vibratory stimuli water waves: Email this article Login required. The genus Gymnotus has undergone considerable gymnitus revision in recent years, with over 20 new species being described sinceincluding several that were originally considered to be G. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Views Read Edit View history. This makes it the most widespread species of Gymnotus.
Relationship between EOD pattern and agonistic behavior in this species has been demonstrated Refs. Old illustrations uppermost showing shape well, lower typical colors.
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Uses its long anal fin for locomotion. You must be logged in to post a comment.