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Scientific NameSturisoma graffini  Londoño-Burbano, 2018
Common Name
Type LocalityPicaflor Creek, at Pakitza guard post, Castanel Trail #12 to Caña Brava Trail #16, Madre de Dios River basin, Amazonas, Peru, 11°49'60"S, 71°20'59"W.
EtymologyGerman, sturio = sturgeon, + Greek, soma = body. Named after Dr. Greg Graffin, lead singer of the punk rock band Bad Religion, Ph.D. in Zoology, part time life sciences, palaeontology and evolution professor at University of California, Los Angeles and Cornell University.
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ReferencesJournal of Fish Biology v. 92 (no. 4), pp 1002 [4], Figs. 1a, 2a, 3-5.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2018 Jun 10 03:24 (species record created: 2018 Feb 26 06:27)