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  • Cetopsis caiapo
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Scientific Name Cetopsis caiapo  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality At location of the future dam of the Usina Hidroeléctrica Serra da Mesa, 13°50'S, 48°19'W, Município de Minaçu/Cavalcante, 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, caiapo, is in reference to the Caiapo Amerindian tribe that historically inhabited the area.
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Size 69mm or 2.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Known from one locality in the rio Tocantins basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 157, Fig. 15.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:31 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 06:05)