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Do your fish sometimes show pronounced abdominal bars as known from A. iniridae? In this case they are most likely A. sp. Blutkehl.They are more like iniridae
Hello @Frank_H The only information that the seller gave me is that they are from Colombia. He did not give me exact information about the river.To me the abdominal markings look different than in A. sp. Segelflossen. The latter typically show 2 rows of large dots/blotches which are mostly located on the posterior or middle part of the scales. Do you have any information on the catch location?
Do your fish sometimes show pronounced abdominal bars as known from A. iniridae? In this case they are most likely A. sp. Blutkehl.
On the photos I have seen so far they don't show such pronounced dark bars below the lateral band as known from Blutkehl and iniridae. Or do they merely show them when you don't make photos?Frank then is also ruled out to be A. sp. Blutkehl? , this fish is very difficult to find the id
@Mike Wise It is very true what you say but this fish is from Colombia, does this change with respect to the form of uaupesi from Brazil?To me it looks like A. uaupesi (whatever that is) from Brazil. Several apistophiles, me included, are not sure about the validity of the uaupesi-like forms. Is A. uaupesi is a superspecies like A. agassizii that includes many scientifically described/undescribed species or is it a single species with subtly different-appearing populations? We will only know for certain when genetic studies are carried out.