Notholebias minimus (Myers, 1942)
Barredtail pearlfish
photo by Sazima, I.

 Family:  Rivulidae (Rivulines)
 Max. size:  4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 5.5 - 6.5; dH range: 10, non-migratory
 Distribution:  South America: Atlantic coastal river basins in Brazil. Listed as Vulnerable in IUCN 2004 and in Appendix II of CITES.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Bottom spawner,10 months incubation. Is difficult to maintain in aquarium (Ref. 27139).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (B1+2ac+3bd) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 05.08.92
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.06.08
 Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 23.07.97

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