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Scientific Name Hassar affinis  (Steindachner, 1881)
Common Names Parnaíba Hassar
Mandi Cara De Cavalo (Brazilian)
Type Locality Rio Puty [Brazil].
Pronunciation ha sar
Etymology Hassar: From the Aruac name of the fish. 
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Size 200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Parnaíba River basin, Brazil
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 43, pp107 [7], Pl. 1 (figs. 1-1a).
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Last Update 2014 May 26 13:35 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:14)