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Gymnotus mamiraua Albert and Crampton, 2001
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Gymnotus mamiraua Albert & Crampton , 2001

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gymnotiformes (Knifefishes) > Gymnotidae (Naked-back knifefishes)
Etymology: Gymnotus: Greek, gymnos = naked (Ref. 45335 ) ;   mamiraua: Named for the Mamirauá lake system and the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve (formerly the Estaçao Ecológica Mamirauá). Noun in apposition.

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Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 6.9 - 7.3.   Subtropical

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South America: two whitewater lake systems on the Rio Solimões floodplain of central Amazonia (the Mamirauá lake system near Tefé, and Lago Janauacá near Manaus), Amazonas State, Brazil (Ref. 41292 ).

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