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Scientific Name Cetopsis amphiloxa  (Eigenmann, 1914)
Common Name
Type Locality Creek near San Lorenzo, Río Patía basin, Colombia.
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. 
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Size 188mm or 7.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Pacific versant, Patia, upper San Juan and Atrato River basins of western Colombia, and rivers of northwestern Ecuador.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Indiana University Studies No. 19, pp 14.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 25 01:06 (species record created: 2019 Aug 15 13:02)