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Scientific Name Scorpiodoras heckelii  (Kner, 1855)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Acanthodoras calderonensis, Autanadoras milesi, Doras calderonensis, Doras heckelii
Etymology Scorpiodoras: Latin, scorpaena = a kind of fish, 1706 + Greek, dora = skin. 
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Size 161mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Negro, Orinoco and upper Amazon River basins.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 17, pp 125 [36], Pl. 3 (fig. 4).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 07 02:02 (species record created: 2006 Feb 20 00:00)