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Scientific Name Cetopsis sarcodes  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Município de Minaçu/Cavalcante, rio Tocantins between site of future dam of Usina Hidroeléctrica Cana Brava and Ilha do Orgulho and Porto do Garimpo, Goías State, Brazil.
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 South America: Rio Tocantins in Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 197, Fig. 42.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:34 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:11)