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Scientific Name Cetopsidium minutum  (Eigenmann, 1912)
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Type Locality Amatuk Cataract, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Hemicetopsis minutus, Pseudocetopsis minuta, Pseudocetopsis minutus
Etymology The genus name, Cetopsidium, from Cetopsis, that was the first genus proposed in the Cetopsinae, and "idium" meaning diminutive, is in reference to the relatively small body sizes of the members of the genus. 
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Size 49mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Coastal rivers of northern South America between the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (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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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 211, Pl. 23 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 07 02:02 (species record created: 2005 Jan 17 00:00)