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Scientific Name Auchenipterichthys longimanus  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Capin [= Capim], Pará; State, Brazil.
Pronunciation awk en NIP terr ICK thiss
Etymology Auchenipterichthys: From the Greek, auchenos, meaning neck, pteron, meaning fin and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Capim in Pará, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Guamá, Capim (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Preto da Eva (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5, pp 195.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 01 08:05 (species record created: 2015 May 13 12:47)