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Scientific Name Copella eigenmanni  (Regan, 1912)
Common Name
Type Locality Bogota, Colombia [probably from Rio Meta].
Pronunciation EYE gn MAN eye.
Etymology Species named in honour of Dr. Carl H. Eigenmann, Professor of Ichthyology in Indiana (1863-1927).
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Size 36mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Atlantic coast between Pará, Brazil and mouth of the Orinoco River.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Pará (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amapa State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Lower Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 10 (no. 58), pp 393
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Last Update 2015 Apr 05 01:55 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 08:15)