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Scientific Name Leporinus arcus  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name Lippenstift-Leporinus (Germany)
Type Locality Tukeit, Guyana.
Pronunciation Le-poh-rye-nus
Etymology Leporinus: Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit 
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Size 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: coastal rivers of Guianas, Venezuela and upper Amazon River basin.
Venezuela Caribbean Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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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 Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 300, Pl. 42 (fig. 3).
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Last Update 2016 Dec 03 13:44 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 16:39)