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Scientific Name Rhamdia parryi  Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
Common Name
Type Locality Río Zanaleneo, near Tonala, Chiapas, Mexico.
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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Distribution Central America: Mexico.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported in captivity.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 1 (pt 2), pp 130.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 01 14:54 (species record created: 2020 Sep 13 01:18)