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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus striatulus  (Steindachner, 1877)
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Type Locality Rio Parahyba at Campos [21°45'S, 41°18'W], Rio Doce at Linhares, and Rio Mucury, southeastern Brazil.
Synonym(s) Auchenipterus striatulus, Auchenipterus striatulus, Parauchenipterus striatulus, Pseudauchenipterus striatulus, Trachycorystes striatulus, Trachycorystes striatus
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: coastal rivers in southeastern Brazil. Reported from Argentina.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, ParaĆ­ba do Sul (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Bahia State Rivers, Mucuri (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 2020.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.), pp 656 [98], Pl. 5.
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Last Update 2024 Apr 27 01:09 (species record created: 2019 Aug 29 22:49)