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Scientific Name Dekeyseria amazonica  Rapp Py-Daniel, 1985
Common Name
Type Locality Complexo do Janauacá, Rio Solimões,Amazonas, Brasil.
Pronunciation dee key SEAR ee ah
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Size 178mm or 7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males have substantial odontodes both on the thick pectoral ray and the posterior part of the body. The male also have a broader head than the female.
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Distribution South America: mainly Solimões River basin and also in the middle and lower Amazon River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (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 Amazoniana v. 9 (no. 2)
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Last Update 2014 Aug 24 02:05 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 05:19)