All Fishes Characidae Stethaprioninae Hyphessobrycon

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Scientific Name Hyphessobrycon werneri  Géry & Uj, 1987
Common Name
Type Locality Forest creek between Santa Maria do Pará and São Miguel de Guama, mouth of Rio Guamá, Pará, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi fess oh bry kon
Etymology Hyphessobrycon: hyphesson, -on, -on = a little smaller + Greek, bryko = to bite 
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Size 32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Guamá River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Guamá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Suggested Tankmates As a shoaling fish, a group of five or more is definitely preferred.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Die Aquarien- und Terrarienzeitschrift (DATZ) v. 40 (no. 12), pp 546, Figs.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 08 15:32 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 14:52)