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Scientific Name Phenacorhamdia suia  Silva, Ochoa & Castro, 2022
Common Name
Type Locality Santa Luzia stream, Comandante Fontoura River basin, São Félix do Araguaia, Xingu River basin, Mato Grosso State, Brazil, 11°19'30"S, 52°17'06"W.
Etymology Phenacorhamdia from phenax, imposter or cheat and Rhamdia, a related genus, i.e., a false Rhamdia, presumably referring to similarity to that genus. The specific epithet, "suia", refers to the Suias indigenous people who, since the 1990s, have stood out in the fight to protect the Suiá-Missu River environment and for recovery of their traditional lands outside the limits of the Xingu reservation.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Lower Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu (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 Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 20 (no. 2): e210143, pp 3, Figs. 1-6.
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Last Update 2022 Nov 20 04:08 (species record created: 2022 May 13 07:52)