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|Scientific Name||Farlowella odontotumulus Retzer & Page, 1997|
|Type Locality||4.7 kilometers north of Lago Agrio, bridge on road to El Conejo, 0°07'42"S, 76°52'42"W, Río Aguarico, Sucumbios, Ecuador.|
|Pronunciation||far LOW ella|
|Etymology||This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University.|
|Size||175mm or 6.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Farlowella is distinguished by its elongate and slender body with a pronounced rostrum (of variable length), having the dorsal fin located near the middle of the body and only slightly anterior to the anal fin (vs. having the dorsal fin conspicuously closer to the head than the tail, and significantly further anterior than the anal fin), and having a brownish color with two lateral dark stripes beginning at the tip of the rostrum, passing through the eyes and ending at the tail. A key to the genus can be found here.|
|Distribution||South America: Aguarico River basin in Ecuador and Mavaca River basin in Venezuela. |
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo, Aguarico (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Mavaca (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Smaller Tetras or Rasboras are suitably mannered - perhaps hatchetfish are best. Avoid fast or "nippy" fishes such as Danios or Barbs. Will do well with Corydoras catfish, but larger catfish or cichlids are to be avoided.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 147:pp57, Fig. 28|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 17 05:40 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:54)|