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  • Cetopsis sarcodes
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Scientific Name Cetopsis sarcodes  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Brazil. Goiás: Município de Minaçu/Cavalcante, rio Tocantins between site of future dam of Usina Hidroeléctrica Cana Brava and Ilha do Orgulho and Porto do Garimpo
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. Sarcodes, from the Greek, sarkos, for fleshy, refers to the rotund body form of this species.
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Size 69mm or 2.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Known only from the type locality in the rio Tocantins basin of eastern Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper 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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References Neotrop. ichthyol. vol.3 no.2
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Last Update 2009 Jan 30 17:22 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:11)