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  • Leptorhamdia essequibensis
  • Leptorhamdia essequibensis
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Scientific Name Leptorhamdia essequibensis  (Eigenmann, 1912)
Common Name
Type Locality Crab Falls, Essequibo River, Guyana.
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Size 160mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Essequibo and lower Tocantins River basins: Brazil and Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (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 Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp58, Pl. 13 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2013 Feb 11 16:32 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:17)