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Scientific Name Mylesinus paraschomburgkii  J├ęgu, Santos & Ferreira, 1989
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Type Locality Rio Trombetas, downstream of Cachoeira Vira-Mundo, Brazil.
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Size 283mm or 11.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin, widespread in Peru, Brazil and Bolivia; in the Orinoco basin in Colombia and Venezuela; Essequibo drainage in Guyana; Oyapock and Approuague drainages in French Guiana; Amapá, Brazil.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Approuague (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amapa State Waters (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 Revue d'Hydrobiologie Tropicale v. 22 (no. 1), pp 53, Pl. 1.
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Last Update 2023 Nov 19 07:04 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 09:12)