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Down arrow 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'.
Breeding Unreported in captivity.
Size Smallest 72mm, largest 350mm, average 198mm, most commonly 350mm. All SL.
Species There are 15 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (13%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
 
Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Rhamdia quelen (75%)
2. Rhamdia guatemalensis (25%)
 
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Rhamdia species
 

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