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Scientific Name Astyanax bimaculatus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names Two Spots Astyanax
Sardine Doree, Two Spotted Sardine
Type Locality South America [Suriname drainages].
Etymology Astyanax: The name of Astyanax, Hector´s son in the Greek mythology 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Panama to the Amazon basin.
Panama Pacific Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Panama Caribbean Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1, pp 311
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Last Update 2013 Jul 19 07:16 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 23:46)