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Hypoclinemus mentalis

(Hypoclinemus mentalis)

Description

Hypoclinemus mentalis is a species of freshwater American sole native to the Amazon, Orinoco and Essequibo river basins in tropical South America. This species grows to a length of 21 cm (8.3 in). This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Pleuronectiformes
Family:Achiridae
Genus:Hypoclinemus
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