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Scientific Name Hemigrammus stictus  (Durbin, 1909)
Common Names Red-base Tetra
Blutschwanzsalmler (Germany)
Type Locality Lama Stop-off, Guyana [Demerara-Mahaica, Mahaica River drainage, circa 6°32'N, 51°1'W].
Pronunciation HEM ee GRAH muss
Etymology Hemigrammus: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, gramma = letter, signal. 
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Size 43mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon and Negro River basins, Orinoco River basin, and coastal rivers in Guyana.

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2021.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 6 (no. 1), pp 71
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Last Update 2024 Mar 31 04:03 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 10:44)