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Scientific Name Scorpiodoras heckelii  (Kner, 1855)
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Type Locality Rio Negro, Amazon system, 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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References Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien v. 17 125 [36] Pl. 3 (fig. 4)
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Last Update 2006 Oct 07 06:45 (species record created: 2006 Feb 20 00:00)