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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) melini  Lönnberg & Rendahl, 1930
Common Names False Bandit Cory
Panzerwels/Corydoras - Catfish (Germany)
Type Locality Luaretê (0°35'N, 69°13'W) at confluence of Rio Papurí and Rio Uaupés, Rio Negro system, Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation mell INN eye
Etymology Named to honour Dr. Doug Melin.
Articles
Article Link - CotM 2013 May
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Negro and Meta River basins.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (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 2007.
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Feeding .
Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There are 5 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Arkiv för Zoologi v. 22 A (no. 5), pp 1, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 16 11:44 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)