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Jump to next section Summary of Aspidoras
Pronounced ass pee DOOR ass
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates.
Size Smallest 21mm, largest 55mm, average 40mm, most commonly 50mm. All SL.
Species There are 35 "species" in the database
Keepers 22 species (62%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Aspidoras spilotus (25.23%)
2. Aspidoras pauciradiatus (18.02%)
3. Aspidoras albater (12.16%)
4. Aspidoras sp. (Cw052) (10.36%)
5. Aspidoras sp. (C118) (8.56%)
6. Aspidoras sp. (C035) (5.41%)
7. Aspidoras taurus (4.95%)
8. Aspidoras fuscoguttatus (2.7%)
9. Aspidoras sp. (Cw126) (1.35%)
10. Aspidoras belenos (1.35%)
11. Aspidoras poecilus (1.35%)

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