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Scientific Name Cetopsis gobioides  Kner, 1858
Common Name Whale Cat
Type Locality Irisanga, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Cetopsis chalmersi, Pseudocetopsis chalmersi, Pseudocetopsis gobioides
Pronunciation see TOP siss
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. 
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Size 109mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper São Francisco, Paraná and Uruguay River basins.
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay (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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373), pp 407 [37], Pl. 6 (fig. 16).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:36 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:06)