Helogenes marmoratus. A little bit of history on this species and three others in the Helogenes genera, H. castaneus (from the Rio Meta basin, Colombia) H. Taxonomy Helogenes marmoratus: scientific and common names, classification, synonymy, taxonomic tree. Helogenes marmoratus Günther, AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification. Biota; Animalia.

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Helogenes marmoratus Günther, – Taxonomy

The possession of nine principal fin rays in the lower lobe of the caudal fin of Helogenes marmoratus distinguishes it from H. Madre de Dios regionPeru. Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Checklist of jelogenes, recent and fossil Osteichthyes: Your internet guide to all things catfish.

Often swims on one side in undulating movements. Often swims on one side in undulating movements Ref.

Dorsal fin small and set well back, anal fin long. Sign our Guest Book.

World Wide Web electronic publication. A little bit of history on this species and three others in the Helogenes genera, H. Collection Patrimoines Naturels 43 II: Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Not available FishBase mirror site: When you think of this family you think right away of the candiru and other parasite catfish which can be nasty but H.


If you found this page helpful you can help keep ScotCat running by making a small donation, Thanks. Freshwater; demersal; pH range: Helogenes amazonae, Helogenes unidorsalis.

Helogenes marmoratus

Adipose fin is is very helogemes sometimes lacking, dorsal and pectoral fins without spines. Does not like too much of a water movement in the aquarium.

Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: The catfishes of the neotropical Family Helogenidae Ostariophysi: The primary rayed fin s on top of the body.

The maxillary barbels fit into a groove below the eye. Siluriformesand catalogue of siluriform primary types. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Helo has the “e” short Ref. The anal-fin rays of H. Can easily be mistaken as a piece of dead wood when it rests on its side, motionless helogenez the bottom. The catfishes of the neotropical Family Helogenidae Ostariophysi: Riehl Aquarien atlas.

Helogenes marmoratus

Entered by Luna, Susan M. They were all in the previously named Helogenidae family but were incorporated magmoratus the Cetopsidae family in and consequently in the sub-family Helogeninae. A typical inhabitant of black or clear waters, usually in forest streams with moderate to swift current flow over firm sand or gravel bottoms Ref. The median, unpaired, ventrally located fin that lies behind the anus, usually on the posterior half of the fish.


Native range All suitable habitat. High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months. Lives hidden under plants, litter or plant debris.

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Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. The primary rayed marmofatus s on top of the body Caudal fin: Feeds mainly on terrestrial insects, particularly ants Ref. A nocturnal species that needs plant cover to rest in during daylight hours. Eyes are small, directed upward and outward. Marmorats paired fins, between the pectorals and the anal fins. This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.

N ine principal fin rays in the lower lobe of the caudal fin. This variability within the Helogenidae concerning the adipose fin which ranged from the Peruvian populations from relatively small, through very small, to being totally helogehes and this absence of the fin had been used to distinguish, wholly or in part, the genus Leyvaichthys from Helegenes. Fleshy finlike projection without rays, behind the rayed dorsal fin.