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Scientific Name Amaralia hypsiura  (Kner, 1855)
Common Name Two Rayed Banjo Catfish
Type Locality Rio Branco, Amazonas.
Synonym(s) Bunocephalus hypsiurus
Pronunciation am are AHLI ah - hip see OOR ah
Etymology Amaralia: Named after A de Amaral, a herpetologist. 
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Size 133mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
Temperature 22.0-24.0°C or 71.6-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 17, pp 98 [9], Pl. 1 (fig. 1)
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Last Update 2020 Sep 16 01:16 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)