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Scientific Name Imparfinis minutus  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name Shrimp Catfish
Type Locality Rio das Velhas, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Rhamdia minuta
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Fishbase lists 12cm SL however this would make this species bar far the largest encountered and it is thought unlikely to be correct.
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Distribution South America: Upper São Francisco River basin, Brazil.
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (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 Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger og dets Medlemmers Arbeider (Kjøbenhavn) 1874 (no. 1), pp 35 [7].
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Last Update 2020 Sep 20 01:46 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)