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Scientific Name Leporinus agassizii  Steindachner, 1876
Common Name
Type Locality Amazon River at Tabatinga and Teffe; River Iça, Brazil.
Pronunciation Le-poh-rye-nus
Etymology Leporinus: Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit 
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Size 234mm or 9.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.), pp 107 [59], Pl. 9 (fig. 4)
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Last Update 2016 Dec 03 12:59 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:30)