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Scientific Name Cetopsis baudoensis  (Dahl, 1960)
Common Name
Type Locality Quitasol, Río Baudó, western Colombia
Synonym(s) Pseudocetopsis baudoensis
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. Baudoensis - from río Baudó.
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Size 187mm or 7.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Pacific versant, Baudó River basin in Colombia.
Colombia Pacific Rivers, Baudó (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Caldasia v. 8 (no. 39), pp 452, Fig.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:36 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 06:05)