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Scientific Name Leporinus pitingai  Santos & J├ęgu, 1996
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Pitinga, Cachoeira 40 Ilhas, Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation Le-poh-rye-nus
Etymology Leporinus: Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit 
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Size 315mm or 12.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Pitinga River, Amazonas, Brazil.
IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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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 Acta Amazonica v. 26 (no. 3), pp 168, Fig.
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Last Update 2022 Mar 07 08:58 (species record created: 2021 Dec 24 03:59)