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Scientific Name Cetopsorhamdia boquillae  Eigenmann, 1922
Common Name
Type Locality Boquilla, Río Cauca, Colombia.
Etymology Cetopsorhamdia: Greek, ketos = a marine monster or whale and the Brazilian vernacular name, Nhamdia/Jamdia. 
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Size 72mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Cauca River basin in Magdalena River drainage, Colombia.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena, Cauca (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 9 (no. 1), pp37, Pl. 1 (fig. 3).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 15 08:16 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:58)