ABSTRACT. The piava (Leporinus obtusidens) is a migratory freshwater fish. There is relatively little information on the hematological and morphological. Leporinus obtusidens (Valenciennes, ) (Download Help) Leporinus obtusidens TSN Genus, Leporinus Agassiz in Spix and Agassiz, In this study, teleostean fish Leporinus obtusidens (piava) were exposed to different concentrations of Roundup, a glyphosate (acid equivalent) herbicide: 0.

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Megaleporinus obtusidens Conservation status. Megaleporinus obtusidens has an elongated wide body, with a comparatively small head and a blunt mouth; its teeth are reminiscent of the incisors of Lagomorphawhence the name of the genus leporinus” hare -like”, as in Leporidae.

Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Obtusidenw common name boga is applied to many other species of fish, usually unrelated to this one. Its basic colour is a light greenish-gray, with three rounded dark spots in mid-flank, oobtusidens may not be visible in some specimens.

Leporinus obtusidens : fisheries, aquaculture, gamefish

In this study, teleostean fish Leporinus obtusidens piava were exposed to different concentrations of Roundup, a glyphosate acid equivalent herbicide: Metabolic parameters in the liver and muscle lactate, glycogen, glucose, protein, and ammoniaas well as some hematological parameters, were determined.

Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Acetylcholinesterase AChE activity was verified in brain and muscle obtusidenx. Can be diagnosed from most congeners, except Leporinus amblyrhynchusL.

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Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles with Spanish-language external links. Pignalberi de Hassan Views Read Edit View history. Lactate and protein of fish exposed to all glyphosate concentrations presented a significant decrease in the liver, but did not change significantly in the muscle.

It prefers warm waters and reproduces in spring and summer, starting at 2 years of age. Levels of ammonia in both tissues increase in fish at all glyphosate concentrations.

Exposure to this herbicide produced a decrease in all hematological parameters tested. However, it prefers grain and seeds wheat and maizeand it often gathers in large banks near ports, where cargo ships drop grains into the water.

These results indicate that AChE activity as well as metabolic and hematological parameters may be good early indicators of herbicide contamination in L. This species is also known by the technical synonym Curimatus obtusidens. Estimates of some properties based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Results indicated that AChE activity significantly decreased in the brain of fish exposed to all glyphosate concentrations tested, but in the muscle this parameter was not altered.

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Dorsal soft rays total: Medium, minimum population doubling time 1. The length and weight of the individuals are extremely variable according to the area, probably influenced by different feeding habits, opportunities and exploitation, as well as local sub-specific variants.

Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places Obtusidenns. Megaleporinus obtusidens Valenciennes The larger fish probably belong to other species of Leporinus either L.

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Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. It may be found in the main courses and streams, as well as in leoprinus and lagoons; it often shelters among stones and aquatic vegetation. The back, as usual in this habitat, is darker than the belly. Main reference Upload your references References Coordinator: Cordiviola de Yuan, E.

Freshwater; benthopelagic; potamodromous Ref.

Megaleporinus obtusidens is an omnivore: Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal soft rays total: Differs from a similar species Leporinus piavussu by having 41 to 43, rarely 44 perforated scales in the lateral line vs.

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Entered by Torres, Armi G. There is also a variant called piava and another called tres puntos “three dots”. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. They also occur in ponds. Downloaded on 12 July