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Scientific Name Hemigrammus marginatus  Ellis, 1911
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Itapicur├║ at Queimadas, Bahia, Brazil, circa 10┬░58'S, 39┬░38'W.
Pronunciation HEM ee GRAH muss - mar gin ah tuss
Etymology Hemigrammus: Greek, hemi = half + Greek, gramma = letter, signal. 
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: São Francisco, Itapicuru, Paraná, and Paraguay River basins, Brazil; Guaporé and Amazon River basins; Orinoco River basin.

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, 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 Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 8 (no. 1, art. 2), pp 159, Pl. 3 (fig. 3)
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Last Update 2024 Mar 12 13:22 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 10:37)