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Scientific Name Potamotrygon leopoldi  Castex & Castello, 1970
Common Names Schwarzer-, Eclipse-Rochen(P13) (Germany)
Type Locality Little creek on the right shore of Upper Rio Xingú, Mato Grosso state, Brazil.
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Size 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Xingu River basin (Xingu and Fresco rivers).
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu, Fresco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2003.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Acta Scientifica del Departamento de Zoología, Instituto Latinoamericano de Fisiología y Reproducción, Universidad del Salvador No. 10, pp 2, Fig. 5; Pls.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 03:49 (species record created: 2013 Sep 08 00:08)