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Scientific Name Trachydoras gepharti  Sabaj Pérez & Arce H., 2017
Common Name
Type Locality Río Ventuari, Raudales Tencua, 56 km east-southeast of San Juan de Manapiare, Amazonas, Venezuela, 5°2'59"N, 65°37'38"W.
Etymology The species name honors George W. Gephart, Jr., President & CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University from 2010 to 2017, for his "bold, deft and heartfelt leadership of a Glorious Enterprise into its third century".
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Distribution Known from the Amazon and Orinoco basins in the countries of Brazil, Guyana, Peru and Venezuela where it is commonly collected along sandy beaches in large black and clearwater tributaries.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Teles Pires (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Nanay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Ventuari (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 Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 166 (no. 1), pp 6, Figs. 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B, 6, 7.
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Last Update 2020 Feb 22 05:54 (species record created: 2017 Aug 09 07:20)