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Scientific Name Farlowella martini  Fernández-Yépez, 1972
Common Name
Type Locality Tributary of Río Aroa, Río Yaracuy drainage, Río Magdalena basin, Venezuela.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology Named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 170mm or 6.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found HERE.
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Distribution Caribbean coastal rivers in Venezuela.
Venezuela Caribbean Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Suggested Tankmates Smaller Tetras or Rasboras are suitably mannered - perhaps hatchetfish are best. Avoid fast or "nippy" fishes such as Danios or Barbs. Will do well with Corydoras catfish, but larger catfish or cichlids are to be avoided.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Análisis ictiológico del complejo hidrográfico, pp 22, Pl. 15.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:27 (species record created: 2009 Dec 09 13:43)