Bivibranchia simulata Géry, Planquette & Le Bail, 1991
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Family:  Hemiodontidae (Halftooths)
Max. size:  13.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Coppename, Nickerie, Suriname, and Oyapock River basins.
Biology:  The size of the eyes, which is relatively large in relation to body size, suggests a crepuscular activity (Ref. 12225). Oviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 19.11.97
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 18.10.04
Checked by: Langeani, Francisco - 23.06.00

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