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  • Squaliforma horrida
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Scientific Name Squaliforma horrida  (Kner, 1854)
Common Names L290
L291
Type Locality Forte do Principe, Rio Guaporé, Brazil.
Etymology Squalis (shark) and 'form' is a reference to the shark like form of the fish. 
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Size 355mm or 14" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Madeira River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Aripuanã (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 7, pp 259, Pl. 1 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:36 (species record created: 2002 Mar 10 00:00)