Description of Sturisoma Panamense
Sturisoma panamense length is 15-18 cm. Body is elongated into the length, low, it is sealed from top to bottom, head elongated with the short outgrowth on the snout, tailed stem is very long. Fins large, in spinal fin end will frequently crescent bend. Tailed fin forked, blade tips are filamentarily elongated. Body and fins reddish- are yellow.
The belly is silvery white with the yellow-brown spots. The fins have rays in the dark brown specks. Female is painted more palely, in back and first rays of spinal fin more ocherous nuance, side and remaining fins whitish-grey. In male head is more powerful and is wider, on its lateral part the bristle, and eyes are located below. Ready to the spawning of vapor begins to clean the future place of spawning, most frequently this rock plate, but there can be snag or glass- aquarium, the fishes preferring place with the flowing, rich by oxygen water. Then female swims off, and male handles roe, fanning by its fins, the flow of fresh water directs to it.
Species: Sturisoma panamense