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|Scientific Name||Acestrorhynchus pantaneiro Menezes, 1992|
|Type Locality||Rio Cuiabá, Volta Grande, Município de Santo Antônio do Leverger, Mato Grosso State, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Acestrorhynchus: Greek, agkistron = hook + Greek, rhyngchos = snout|
|Size||240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Paraguay, Paraná, Uruguay, La Plata, and Mamoré River basins.
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|Feeding||A true piscivore, in the wild a predator, but can be weaned onto dead food with a bit of patience.|
|Compatibility||Does feed on smaller fish, so tankmates need to be selected with care.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Comunicações do Museu de Ciências da PUCRS, Série Zoologia v. 5, pp 42.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 27 02:10 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 23:36)|