Overview

Distribution

Atrato and Sinu River basins, Colombia.
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South America: Atrato and Sinu River basins in Colombia.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

35.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36811))
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Type Information

Paratype for Cynopotamus atratoensis
Catalog Number: USNM 306567
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Michler & A. Schott
Year Collected: 1857
Locality: Truando, Colombia, South America
  • Paratype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 33 (1556): 33, fig. 7.
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Holotype for Cynopotamus atratoensis
Catalog Number: USNM 1664
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): L. Michler & A. Schott
Year Collected: 1857
Locality: Truando, Colombia, South America
  • Holotype: Eigenmann, C. H. 1907. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 33 (1556): 33, fig. 7.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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