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Scientific Name Hemigrammus cupreus  Durbin, 1918
Common Name Shiny Copper Tetra
Type Locality Jatuarana, Silves, Lago Saracá, Amazon system, Brazil [= Barreirinha, Amazon River and Lago Saracá, Amazonas, Brazil, about 2°50'S, 58°14'W].
Pronunciation HEM ee GRAH muss
Etymology Hemigrammus: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, gramma = letter, signal. 
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Size 53mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Solimões River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2021.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 43 (pt 2), pp 168, Pl. 20 (fig. 3)
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Last Update 2024 Apr 03 13:22 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 10:32)