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  • Cetopsorhamdia iheringi
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Scientific NameCetopsorhamdia iheringi  Schubart & Gomes, 1959
Common Name
Type LocalityRibeirão Areia Branca, próximo à estrada carroçável para Piraçununga, bacia do Rio Mogi Guaçu, Município de Descalvado [Brazil].
EtymologyCetopsorhamdia: Greek, ketos = a marine monster or whale and the Brazilian vernacular name, Nhamdia/Jamdia. 
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Size 106mm or 4.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionUpper reaches of the São Francisco and Paraná River basins, Brazil, extending southward into Argentina.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Lower Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesRevista Brasileira de Biologia v. 19, pp1, Figs. 1-5.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Dec 21 00:09 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:01)