Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln5)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln5) gracilis  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name Shy Cory
Type Locality Rio Jauna (=R. Juma) at Trans-Amazonica hwy, ca. 6°09'S, 59°55'W, trib. of Rio Aripuaña, Amazonas, Brazil (corrected locality).
Etymology This specific epithet refers to its slender (gracilis=slender, gracile) appearance.
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Article - CotM 2011 December
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Size 40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Middle and lower Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Aripuanã (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 2 breeding reports, read them all here.
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References Trop. Fish Hobby.v. 25 (no. 1) - pp91 - Figs.
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Last Update 2019 Jul 16 14:25 (species record created: 2003 Nov 19 00:00)