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  • 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 Río Magdalena and río Sinú basins of north-western 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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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 2019 Oct 20 07:45 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:09)