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Scientific Name Hassar gabiru  Birindelli, Fayal & Wosiacki, 2011
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Curuá, Iriri drainage at Vila Castelo dos Sonhos, 8°19'07''S, 55°05'23''W, Altamira, PA, Brazil.
Pronunciation ha sar
Etymology Hassar: From the Aruac name of the fish. The specific name is a noun, the nickname of Leandro Melo de Sousa.
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Size 157mm or 6.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Ground color yellowish or greenish laterally and white ventrally, lower lip pinkish, eye silvery.
Down arrow Habitat Information
Distribution Xingu River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Furniture Collected in the wild usually in swift water over sand beaches at night.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 3), pp 520, Figs. 7-8.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 07:28 (species record created: 2012 Jun 29 00:03)