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Scientific Name Rhamdia cinerascens  (Günther, 1860)
Common Name
Type Locality Esmeraldas, Ecuador.
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1860 (pt 2) (art. 8), pp 237 [5], Pl. 10 (fig. A).
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Last Update 2020 Sep 13 01:49 (species record created: 2002 Aug 08 00:00)