Pterobrycon myrnae Bussing, 1974
Semaphore tetra
photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann

 Family:  Characidae (Characins), subfamily: Stevardiinae
 Max. size:  3.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 7; dH range: 15
 Distribution:  Central America: Pacific drainages of southern Costa Rica, Jicote and Rincon rivers and the Esquinas River of Osa Peninsula.
 Biology:  Aquarium specimens reach 7.0 cm TL (Ref. 2060). Inhabits creeks of low to high current velocity. Collected in sites between elevations of 10 to 80 m, insectivorous (Ref. 36880).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.07.99
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
 Checked by: Weitzman, Stanley - 19.07.00

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