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Scientific Name Micromyzon orinoco  Carvalho, Lundberg, Baskin, Friel & Reis, 2016
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Type Locality Río Orinoco, deep channel upstream of Los Barrancos, circa 183 nautical miles from sea buoy in Boca Grande navigation channel, Anzoátegui, Venezuela, 08°21'N, 62°43'W.
Pronunciation My KROW my zon
Etymology The generic name come from the Greek mikros, meaning small, and myzon, meaning sucker which is the suffix of Hoplomyzon, the type genus of the tribe Hoplomyzontini. 
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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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 165 (no. 1), pp 39, Figs. 1-10.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:52 (species record created: 2017 Jan 03 08:40)