Overview

Distribution

Lake Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.
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South America: Lake Maracaibo basin in Venezuela.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

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

Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121398
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Negro Below Mouth of Rio Yasa, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121397
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Machango At Bridge South of Lagunillas, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121396
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Motatan At Bridge 22 km. North of Motatan, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121395
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Apon About 35 km. S. of Rosario, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121394
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Palmar At Bridge 70 km. S.W. of Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121393
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Socuy 3 km. Above Mouth; Maracaibo Basin, Zulia, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121392
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Palmar Near Totuma, 100 km. S. of Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela, South America
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Paratype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121391
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Cano 1/2 Mile West of Sinamaica, Venezuela, South America
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Holotype for Cynopotamus venezuelae
Catalog Number: USNM 121390
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Collector(s): L. Schultz
Year Collected: 1942
Locality: Venez: Rio Negro Below Mouth of Rio Yasa, Venezuela, South America
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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