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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 6) carlae  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983
Common Names Carla's Cory
Carlas Pansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Small arroyo, left bank tributary of Río Iguazu, 50 kilometers from Puerto Iguazu, Paraná basin, Misiones Province, Argentina.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage six).
Etymology Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. Named to honour Mrs. Carla Lindenaar-Sparrius.
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Size 42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Lower Iguazu River basin.
La Plata, Paran√°, Iguazu, Lower Iguazu (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 3 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 10 (no. 3), pp 76, Figs. 5, 10c.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 06 03:59 (species record created: 2003 Aug 08 00:00)