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Scientific Name Leporinus friderici  (Bloch, 1794)
Common Name
Type Locality Suriname.
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: Suriname and Amazon River basin. Reported from Argentina.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Suriname (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (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 Distinct pairs breed on densely grown weedy places.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 8, pp 94, Pl. 378.
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Last Update 2016 Dec 03 13:44 (species record created: 2013 Sep 19 12:48)