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Jump to next section Summary of Rhamdia
Pronounced ram dee ah
Etymology The name Rhamdia is apparently a misspelling of 'nhamdiâ', an orthographic variant of the Tupi-Guarani name for the fish, 'jandiá'.
Size Smallest 72mm, largest 375mm, average 198mm, most commonly 375mm. All SL.
Species There are 11 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (18%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Rhamdia quelen (75%)
2. Rhamdia guatemalensis (25%)
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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Rhamdia species

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