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  • Cetopsis arcana
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Scientific Name Cetopsis arcana  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
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Type Locality Boca da Lapa de Bezerra, 13°32'43''S, 46°22'35''W, Parque Estadual de Terra Ronca, São Domingos, Goiás State, Brazil.
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. The species name, arcana, from the Latin for secret or hidden, refers to the occurrence of the species in sink-holes in the type region.
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Size 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Middle and upper portions of the rio Tocantins basin
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Middle Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 153, Fig. 13.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:36 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 04:58)