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Scientific Name Leporinus lacustris  Amaral Campos, 1945
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Type Locality Pirassununga, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.
Pronunciation Le-poh-rye-nus
Etymology Leporinus: Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit 
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Size 203mm or 8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Paraná River basin.
La Plata, ParanĂ¡ (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 Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Papéis Avulsos do Departamento de Zoologia, Secretaria da Agricultura, São Paulo v. 5 (no. 16), pp 155, Fig.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 08 15:32 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:32)