Cat-eLog Right Arrow Doradidae Right Arrow The genus Oxydoras

Jump to next section Summary of Oxydoras
Pronounced ox ee DOOR ass
Etymology Oxydoras: From the Greek oxys, meaning sharp and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the elongate snout.
Size Smallest 700mm, largest 900mm, average 766mm, most commonly 700mm. All SL.
Species There are 3 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (66%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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1. Oxydoras niger (92.59%)
2. Oxydoras sifontesi (7.41%)

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