|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Leptodoras cataniai Sabaj, 2005|
|Common Name||Slank Musemalle (Denmark)|
|Type Locality||Venezuela, Amazonas, río Casiquiare from mouth of río Pamoni to 4 km below mouth, west of Pamoni (2°48'N, 65°57'W).|
|Etymology||Leptodoras: From the Greek leptos, meaning slender, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the shape. Named in honor of David Catania, for his dedicated service to the ichthyological community since 1985 as Collection Manager of Fishes, California Academy of Sciences.|
|Size||194mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Rio Negro/Casiquiare Canal in Brazil and Venezuela.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro, Casiquiare (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):637-678.|
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|Last Update||2018 Sep 11 02:23 (species record created: 2003 Apr 06 00:00)|