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Scientific Name Corumbataia britskii  Ferreira & Ribeiro, 2007
Common Name
Type Locality Chapadão Pedra Azul, 19°12'15''S, 52°43'55''W, Rio Sucuriú, upper Rio Paraná basin, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil.
Etymology Named after a locality, Corumbataia do Sul, in Brasil. Named after Dr. Heraldo A. Britski, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo (MZUSP), in recognition of his many contributions to our understanding of Hypoptopomatinae catfishes.
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Size 27mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Rio Paraná basin in Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding Feeds on filamentous blue-green algae, chlorophytes, diatoms and periderm
Furniture Found in deforested areas in moderate to fast current streams and in association with aquatic macrophytes or in the submerged portion of marginal vegetation.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa No. 1386
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Last Update 2013 Jan 12 16:16 (species record created: 2009 Sep 24 13:05)