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Scientific Name Cetopsis sandrae  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name Whale Cat
Type Locality Nova Mutum, unnamed córrego, Fazenda Buriti, approximately 1.5 km S of Fazenda (13°51'52''S, 56°11'36''W)
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. The specific name, sandrae, is in reference to Sandra J. Raredon
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Size 75mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Rio Arinos in the upper portions of the rio Tapajós system, Amazon basin
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Upper Tapajós, Juruena, Arinos (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 Neotrop. ichthyol. vol.3 no.2
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Last Update 2013 Feb 06 09:10 (species record created: 2007 Jul 30 12:56)