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Scientific Name Rhamdia guasarensis  DoNascimiento, Provenzano & Lundberg, 2004
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Type Locality Surgencia del Tigre at 2.5 kilometers west of Cerro Yolanda, 10°52'53"N, 72°30'03"W, Río Guasare basin, Sierra de Perijá, Estado Zulia, Venezuela, elevation 200 meters.
Pronunciation ram dee ah
Etymology The name Rhamdia is apparently a misspelling of 'nhamdiâ', an orthographic variant of the Tupi-Guarani name for the fish, 'jandiá'. 
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Distribution South America: Venezuela.

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IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Unreported in captivity.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 117 (no. 4), pp 565, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 01 14:54 (species record created: 2020 Sep 13 01:19)