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Scientific Name Centrodoras brachiatus  (Cope, 1872)
Common Name
Type Locality Between mouths of Rio Negro, Brazil and Rio Huallaga, Peru.
Synonym(s) Doras brachiatus, Rhinodoras amazonum
Pronunciation sen trow door ass - bra key ah tuss
Etymology Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, dora = skin  
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Size 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin (except Negro River).
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.v. 23 - pp270
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Last Update 2006 Aug 01 07:59 (species record created: 2006 Apr 26 00:00)