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  • Abramites hypselonotus
  • Abramites hypselonotus
  • Abramites hypselonotus
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Scientific Name Abramites hypselonotus  (Günther, 1868)
Common Names Marbled Headstander
Brachsensalmler (Germany), Braxentetra (Sweden)
Type Locality Xeberos, upper Amazon, Peru.
Synonym(s) Abramites microcephalus, Abramites ternetzi, Leporinus hypselonotus, Leporinus nigripinnis, Leporinus solarii
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Size 140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco, Amazon, Paraguay, and lower Paraná River basins.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.0 - 7.5
Temperature 23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 1 (no. 6) (art. 56), pp 480.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:57 (species record created: 2011 Nov 23 14:43)