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Scientific Name Sorubim maniradii  Littmann, Bur & Buitrago-Suarez, 2001
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Type Locality Río Yasuni, Río Napo drainage, 0°59'06''S, 75°25'36''W, Napo State, Ecuador.
Pronunciation sarw oo bim
Etymology Sorubi is the Brazilian local name for this fish (and several other pimelodids), latinised to become Sorubim. This specific epithet literally means many (multi=many, multiple) rakers (radii=rakers) and refers to the high concentration of gill rakers found in this species.
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Size 252mm or 9.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification No other pimelodid genus possesses a dark horizontal stripe stretching entire length of head and body.
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Distribution South America: tributaries of the upper and middle Amazon Basin (Ríos Napo, Marañon, Ucayali, Mamore, Madeira, Javari). Probably occurring in the Colombian tributaries of the Amazon.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Yavari (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 151 88 Figs. 1 a-c
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Last Update 2020 Oct 03 08:44 (species record created: 2007 Apr 20 17:05)