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Scientific Name Tocantinsia piresi  (Miranda Ribeiro, 1920)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Manoel, Mato Grosso, Brazil. MNRJ 264.
Synonym(s) Glanidium piresi, Tocantinsia depressa
Etymology Tocantinsia: Named after the Rio Tocantins, a major tributary of the Amazon River. 
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Size 365mm or 14.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Tocantins River
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (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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Reference Peixes (excl. Characinidae) No. 58 (Annexo 5), pp 14, Unnum. Pls. 15-17.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 14:01 (species record created: 2002 Jun 13 00:00)