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Scientific Name Hisonotus vireo  Carvalho & Reis, 2011
Common Name
Type Locality Caraá, rio dos Sinos, bridge 7 Kilometers north of Caraá, road to Fundo Quente, 29°47'S, 50°19'W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation hi sow note uss
Etymology (Greek)Isos=equal + (Greek)noton=back. The specific name acuen<-em> is in reference to the Xavante indigenous peoples, who in anthropological literature are known as 'acuen'. These people are constituted by the natives inhabiting the east of the Mato Grosso State, living in the margins of the rivers Culuene, Xingu, Mortes and Araguaia.
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Size 42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Jacuí basin, laguna dos Patos system in Brazil.

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 1), pp 33, 4f, 8f, 27a, 36-38.
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Last Update 2016 Aug 02 07:36 (species record created: 2016 Jul 26 14:55)