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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus lacustris  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name
Type Locality Lagoa Santa and Rio das Velhas, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Etymology Trachelyopterus: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region. 
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Distribution South America: Das Velhas River and Lagoa Santa basins.
São Francisco, Middle São Francisco, Das Velhas (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 2018.
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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 30 [2].
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Last Update 2021 Mar 08 01:15 (species record created: 2019 Aug 29 22:42)