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Scientific Name Cetopsorhamdia orinoco  Schultz, 1944
Common Name
Type Locality Río Torbes, 1 kilometers above Táriba, Río Orinoco system, Venezuela.
Etymology Cetopsorhamdia: Greek, ketos = a marine monster or whale and the Brazilian vernacular name, Nhamdia/Jamdia. 
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Size 54mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Napo River basin in Ecuador and Orinoco River basin in Venezuela.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (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 Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 94 (no. 3172), pp 225, Pl. 3 (fig. A).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:33 (species record created: 2010 Feb 22 15:58)