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Scientific Name Sturisomatichthys caquetae  (Fowler, 1945)
Common Name
Type Locality Morelia, Río Caquetá drainage, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Harttia caquetae
Etymology (German)Sturio=Sturgeon + (Greek)soma=body + (Greek) -ichthys=fish. Referring to Rio Caquetá, where this fish was found.
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Size 193mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Caquetá River basin, Colombia.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Caquetá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 97
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Last Update 2011 Oct 08 15:16 (species record created: 2011 Jan 24 11:40)