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Gymnotus tigre Albert and Crampton, 2003
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Gymnotus tigre Albert & Crampton , 2003

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gymnotiformes (Knifefishes) > Gymnotidae (Naked-back knifefishes)
Etymology: Gymnotus: Greek, gymnos = naked (Ref. 45335 ) ;   tigre: Specific epithet from the common name used in the local aquarium trade referring to the tiger-like markings (Ref. 49716 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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South America: Río Amazon basin, Río Pastaza basin in Ecuador to the Tapajós basin in Brazil.

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