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Scientific Name Cetopsis umbrosa  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Río Negro, downstream from main Villavicencio to Puerto Lopez highway at La Balsa (4°04'N, 73°04'W), Meta, Colombia.
Pronunciation see TOP siss - um bro sah
Etymology Cetopsis: From the Greek cetos, meaning whale, and -opsis, meaning likeness; in reference to the whale-like appearance. 
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Size 54mm or 2.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Orinoco.
Orinoco (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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2), pp 201, Fig. 44.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 16 02:03 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 07:42)