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Scientific Name Oxyropsis wrightiana  Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Common Name
Type Locality Lake Hyanuary [Janauari], about 3°12'S, 60°05'W, Amazonas, Brazil.
Etymology (Greek)Oxy=Sharp + (Greek)oura=tail + (Greek)opsis=similar to. 
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Size 56mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon and lower Ucayali River basins.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Lago Janauari (Lake Hyanuary) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 2, pp 39.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 23:05 (species record created: 2016 Jan 15 15:11)