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Scientific Name Moenkhausia heikoi  Géry & Zarske, 2004
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Type Locality Rio Iriri, a left-hand tributary of the Rio Xingú well above Altamira, at edge of island between Rio Novo and Igarapé Grota, about 10 kilometers below mouth of River Novo, Para, Brazil, about 4°25'S, 53°40'W.
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Distribution South America: Brazil.

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Suggested Tankmates Best in shoals of five or more.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 9 (no. 1), pp 30, Figs. 1-7.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 15 15:17 (species record created: 2013 Jun 14 15:52)