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Scientific Name Cetopsis jurubidae  (Fowler, 1944)
Common Name
Type Locality Clear waters of Río Jurubidá, Nuquí, 5°42'N, 77°17'W, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Pseudocetopsis jurubidae
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 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Jurubidá River basin in Colombia.
Colombia Pacific Rivers, Jurubidá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, 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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 96, pp 235, Figs. 7-9.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:35 (species record created: 2009 Jan 04 07:07)