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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus sp. `RIO XINGU`   
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Etymology Trachelyopterus: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region. 
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2005 Oct 23 00:00 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)