Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)

Ballen, Urbano-Bonilla & Maldonado-Ocampo, 2016
Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
joropo refers to a collection of musical styles in the Llanos, the Orinoco-basin - because C. joropo there live
 
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Chaetostoma sp. "Río Meta"
Chaetostoma sp. "Villavicencio I"
L148 (wegen Doppelvergabe aber wieder eingezogen)
Length (total)
approx.  20 cm
Standard length (documented)
124.7 mm
Recommended tank size
120 cm
Temperature
23 - 30 °C
pH
7.0 - 8.5

Meta, Arauca

Colombia

Río Arriari ➙ río Guaviare | río Meta ⇒ río Orinoco

˜[ 3.444,-74.122 ]
Map to Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
Type of water
Clear water
Substrate
rocks
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
Algae, Insect larvae
green algae (Spirogyra), algae, diptera (Diptera)
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: Male have a more angular head and the edge of their snout is more thick
Standard
welse.net
 
 
 
present
II / (3 -) 4 rays
(13 -) 14 soft rays
slightly incised / concave, pointed
little longer at the bottom than at the top
II / 8 rays
6 soft rays
5 soft rays
had erroneously received L148 (double award)
Sympatric with
Bryconamericus cismontanus
Bryconamericus cristiani
Cetopsis coecutiens
Cetopsis orinoco
Characidium cf. steindachneri
Characidium chupa
Characidium gr. boavistae
Creagrutus bolivari
Creagrutus maculosus
Creagrutus taphorni
Crenicichla saxatilis
Hemibrycon metae
Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma
Ochmacanthus alternus
Parodon apolinari
Phenacorhamdia macarenensis
Salminus hilarii
not known
last seen on a
german stock list
29/January/2022
  • I. Seidel / H.-G. Evers "Welsatlas 2"  edition: 1 P.452 - 454
  • Seidel, Ingo "Back to Nature - Handbuch für L-Welse"  edition: 1 P.87
  • DATZ 11/2010 S.25
Pic. 2: Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
Pic. 3: Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
Pic. 4: Chaetostoma joropo, Río Guayuriba, Universidad de los Llanos
Pic. 5: Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
Pic. 6: Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
Pic. 7: Chaetostoma joropo (L 445)
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Yecid Rojas-Molina
4
Marc Gilke
5
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