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Scientific Name Cathorops spixii  (Agassiz, 1829)
Common Name
Type Locality [Equatorial Brazil].
Synonym(s) Arius spixii, Pimelodus albidus, Pimelodus spixii
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Western Atlantic: Atlantic and Caribbean rivers and estuaries from Colombia to Brazil.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported although almost certainly a mouthbrooder.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Selecta genera et species piscium quos in itinere per Brasiliam, pp 19.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 12:53 (species record created: 2009 May 19 13:32)