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  • Cetopsorhamdia iheringi
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Scientific Name Cetopsorhamdia iheringi  Schubart & Gomes, 1959
Common Name
Type Locality Ribeirao Areia Branca, Piraçununga, Rio Mogi Guaçu, Brazil.
Etymology Cetopsorhamdia: Greek, ketos = a marine monster or whale and the Brazilian vernacular name, Nhamdia/Jamdia. 
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Size 106mm or 4.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper reaches of the São Francisco and Paraná River basins, Brazil, extending southward into Argentina.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Lower Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista Brasileira de Biologia v. 19 (no. 1), pp 1, Figs. 1-5.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:47 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:01)