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Scientific Name Leporinus striatus  Kner, 1858
Common Name Gestreifter Leporinus (Germany)
Type Locality Irisanga and Caicara, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Pronunciation Le-poh-rye-nus
Etymology Leporinus: Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit 
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Size 250mm or 9.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orissanga, Paraná, and Paraguay River basins.
La Plata, ParanĂ¡, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, ParanĂ¡ (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Sao Paulo State Rivers, Orissanga (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 2007.
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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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. 30 (no. 13), pp 79.
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Last Update 2016 Dec 03 13:44 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 16:56)