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  • Cetopsis starnesi
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Scientific Name Cetopsis starnesi  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Bermejo, 4-5 kilometers south of Pueblo Salado, about 30 air kilometers south of Bermejo (22°27'S, 64°32'W), Argentinean-Bolivian border, Tarija, Bolivia.
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, starnesi, is in reference, Dr. Wayne C. Starnes, of the North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, who collected the type-series of this species.
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Size 97mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Rio De La Plata and Upper Rio Madeira.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Upper Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Upper La Plata (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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 199, Fig. 43.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:03 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:12)