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Scientific Name Tocantinsia piresi  (Miranda Ribeiro, 1920)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Manoel, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Glanidium piresi, Tocantinsia depressa
Etymology Tocantinsia: Named after the Rio Tocantins, a major tributary of the Amazon River. 
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Size 385mm or 15.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Fishbase max size of 100mm is incorrectly stated.
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Distribution South America: Upper Tocantins River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Upper Tapajós, Teles Pires (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Peixes (excl. Characinidae) No. 58 (Annexo 5), pp 14, Unnum. Pls. 15-17.
Registered Keepers There is no registered keeper.
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Last Update 2024 Mar 22 09:21 (species record created: 2002 Jun 13 00:00)