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  • Cetopsis montana
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Scientific Name Cetopsis montana  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality 100 meters upriver frm Caterpiza (ca. 3°55'S, 77°42'W), Amazonas, Peru.
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. Montana - meaning mountains, in reference to piedmont streams that the species lives in.
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Size 119mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: western portions of the Amazon basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (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 2014.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 174, Fig. 26.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:35 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:08)