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  • Duopalatinus peruanus
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Scientific Name Duopalatinus peruanus  Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
Common Name
Type Locality Río Puinagua, mouth of Río Pacaya, Río Ucayali system, Peru.
Etymology (Latin)Duo=Two + (Latin)palatum,palate=roof of the mouth. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
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Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Fishes West. S. America - pp107 - Pl. 4 (fig. 4)
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Last Update 2008 Aug 31 04:09 (species record created: 2006 Aug 04 08:31)