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  • Acentronichthys leptos
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Scientific Name Acentronichthys leptos  Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Mateos at São Mateos [= São Mateus], Espírito Santo State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hepapterus leptos
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Size 91mm or 3.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Fishbase lists 49mm SL - above size from CLOFFSCA.
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Distribution South America: coastal streams from Rio de Janeiro to Santa Catarina, Brazil. Also known from the type locality, São Mateus in Espírito Santo.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Sao Paulo State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 2, pp 29.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 29 07:37 (species record created: 2004 Mar 02 00:00)