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  • Rhamdia branneri
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Scientific Name Rhamdia branneri  Haseman, 1911
Common Name
Type Locality Creek of the Rio Iguaçú near Serrinha, Paraná, Brazil.
Pronunciation ram dee ah
Etymology The name Rhamdia is apparently a misspelling of 'nhamdiâ', an orthographic variant of the Tupi-Guarani name for the fish, 'jandiá'. 
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La Plata, Paran√°, Iguazu (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 Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 7 (nos 3-4) (19), pp 377, Pl. 75.
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Last Update 2017 Apr 19 08:21 (species record created: 2017 Apr 13 23:59)