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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 Max size 515 mm TL (not SL).
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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, Teles Pires (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 Peixes (excl. Characinidae) No. 58 (Annexo 5), pp 14, Unnum. Pls. 15-17.
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Last Update 2021 Apr 06 23:42 (species record created: 2002 Jun 13 00:00)