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  • Cetopsidium pemon
  • Cetopsidium pemon
  • Cetopsidium pemon
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Scientific Name Cetopsidium pemon  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Mouth of río Claro, 7°54'45''N, 63°02'35''W, río Caroni, Bolivar, Venezuela.
Etymology The genus name, Cetopsidium, from Cetopsis, that was the first genus proposed in the Cetopsinae, and "idium" meaning diminutive, is in reference to the relatively small body sizes of the members of the genus.  
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Size 43mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Caroni and rio Caura basins, southern tributaries of the rio Orinoco in Venezuela, the rio Meta basin of the rio Orinoco system in Colombia, and the upper portions of the rio Branco in Brazil.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Caura (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Caroni (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco, Upper Branco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 12 13:17 (species record created: 2007 Jan 28 16:00)