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Scientific Name Apteronotus leptorhynchus  (Ellis, 1912)
Common Names Brown Ghost Knifefish
Brauner Messerfisch (Germany)
Type Locality Amatuk, Guyana.
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Size 269mm or 10.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: the Guianas, Brazil and Peru; rivers of Colombia and Venezuela, including the Catatumbo River.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 439
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Last Update 2013 Oct 14 20:06 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 22:14)