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  • Cetopsis othonops
  • Cetopsis othonops
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Scientific Name Cetopsis othonops  (Eigenmann, 1912)
Common Name
Type Locality Girardot, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Hemicetopsis othonops, Pseudocetopsis othonops
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. 
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Size 110mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Magdalena and Sinu River basins in Colombia.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Sinú (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 Indiana University Studies No. 16. [sic No. 8], pp 17.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 03:53 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:09)