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Scientific Name Aposturisoma myriodon  Isbrücker, Britski, Nijssen & Ortega, 1983
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Type Locality Río Aguaytia basin, Río Huacamayo, about 9°S, 75°29'W, Dept. Ucayali, Province Coronel Portillo, Peru.
Pronunciation ah 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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Distribution South 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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IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
Temperature 24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 10 (no. 2), pp 35, Figs. 3-6.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 29 02:49 (species record created: 2003 Nov 09 00:00)