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Scientific Name Cetopsidium roae  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
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Type Locality Karanambo, 3°45'N, 58°18'W, Rupununi River, Guyana.
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. The species name, roae, is in honour of the collector of all the known specimens of the species, Rosemary Lowe-McConnell, known as Ro to her many colleagues and friends.
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Size 41mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: known only from Rupununi region in Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (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 2020.
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Breeding Unreported.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 147, Fig. 10.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:30 (species record created: 2009 Jan 03 04:11)