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  • Cetopsis pearsoni
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Scientific Name Cetopsis pearsoni  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Provincia de Sandia, río Candamo, Zona Reserva Tambopata (13°28.97'S, 69°50.08'W), Puno, Peru, elevation 358 meters.
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, pearsoni, is in honor of Nathan E. Pearson for collecting efforts during 1921.
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Size 114mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution rio Madeira drainage basin in southeastern Peru and northeastern Bolivia
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 189, Fig. 36.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:02 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:11)