Kingdom: Animalia. Taxonomic Rank: Species. Synonym(s): Salmo bimaculatus Linnaeus, Common Name(s): twospot astyanax. twospot astyanax. Media in category “Astyanax bimaculatus”. The following 7 files are in this category, out of 7 total. Annals of the Carnegie Museum – Astyanax. Twospot Astyanax learn more about names for this taxon Astyanax bimaculatus Trusted Image of Astyanax bimaculatus; Map of Astyanax bimaculatus.
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GarciaAstyanax orbignyanus ValenciennesAstyanax orthodus C. EigenmannAstyanax goyacensis C. Sampaio Astyanax multidens C.
Panama to the Amazon basin. MalabarbaAstyanax bransfordii T. The fish themselves are best conditioned in a separate tank with lots of live foods.
Inhabits large free flowing clear rivers, small streams, drainage ditches and artificial ponds and impoundments Ref. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters.
Characidae Distribution Type locality is unclear but this species is ubiquitous over a wide range with its distribution extending from Panama throughout the majority of the vast Amazon and Orinoco river basins.
EigenmannAstyanax rutilus L. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Type locality is unclear but this species is ubiquitous over a wide range with its distribution extending from Panama throughout the majority of the vast Amazon and Orinoco river basins. MyersAstyanax intermedius Wstyanax.
Not available FishBase mirror site: Characidae in Central and North America”.
Astyanax bimaculatus, Twospot astyanax : aquarium
AhlAstyanax procerus C. The type species is A. Eigenmann Astyanax gymnodontus C. Reproduction could be carried out in captivity Ref. Some of these fish, like many of their relatives, are kept as aquarium pets and known collectively as tetras. Spawning usually occurs the following morning with a single female capable of producing several thousand eggs. EigenmannAstyanax pirabitira C.
EigenmannAstyanax taeniatus L. Feeds on zooplankton, detritus, higher plants and sometimes on the scales of fish.
EigenmannAstyanax goyanensis P. Journal of Fish Biology.
Many of these display significant seasonal differences in water volume and depth. Sign our Guest Book.
Astyanax bimaculatus (Linnaeus, ) – Astyanax biponctué – Overview
MyersAstyanax henseli F. Native range All suitable habitat. Little or no lighting is required but add some bunches of fine-leaved plants such as Cabomba or Java moss to act as spawning medium.
LucindaAstyanax endy MirandeG. JenynsAstyanax schubarti BritskiAstyanax scintillans G. EigenmannAstyanax gymnogenys C. EigenmannAstyanax mutator C. Uses authors parameter Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Miranda-RibeiroAstyanax gracilior C.
The generic name comes from Astyanaxa character in Greek mythologywho was the son of Hector of Troy ; in homage to this, several specific epithets also refer bomaculatus the Iliad. With around described species and new ones being described yearly,  this genus is among the largest of the entire order; Hyphessobrycon also has more than species and which one is larger at any one time depends on whether more species have been recently described in one or the other.