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Scientific NameAposturisoma myriodon  Isbrücker, Britski, Nijssen & Ortega, 1983
Common Name(s)
Type LocalityRío Aguaytia basin, Río Huacamayo, about 9°S, 75°29'W, Dept. Ucayali, Province Coronel Portillo, Peru.
Pronunciationah poe STOO ree stow mah
Etymology(Greek) Apo=outside + (German) sturio=sturgeon + (Greek) soma=body 
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Size 200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: Upper Amazon River drainage, Aguaytia River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Upper Ucayali, Aguaytia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Temperature24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show others within this range)
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesRev. Fr. Aquariol.v. 10 (no. 2) - pp35 - Figs. 3-6
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Jan 13 11:46 (species record created: 2003 Nov 09 00:00)