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  • Cetopsidium orientale
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Scientific Name Cetopsidium orientale  (Vari, Ferraris & Keith, 2003)
Common Name
Type Locality Saramacca River basin, on Gros Rosevel Mining concession, about 5°07'08.8''N, 55°16'59.4''W, close to mouth of Maykaboeka Creek, Mindrineti Creek, Brokopondo District, Suriname.
Synonym(s) Pseudocetopsis orientale
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 58mm or 2.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Coastal rivers of Suriname and French Guiana in the region from the Corantijn River along the border between Suriname and Guyana to the Fleuve Oyapock-rio Oiapoque along the French Guiana-Brazil border
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (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 Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 116 (no. 3), pp 693, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:30 (species record created: 2009 Jan 03 04:10)