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  • Hemidoras morrisi
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Scientific Name Hemidoras morrisi  Eigenmann, 1925
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Type Locality Iquitos, Upper Amazon, Peru.
Etymology Hemidoras: From the Greek hemi, meaning half, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the similarity to Doras (another doradid genus). 
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Size 140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (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 Trans. Am. Philos. Soc. (n. s.) v. 22 (pt 5) 347 Pl. 27 (fig. 3)
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Last Update 2006 Feb 20 00:00 (species record created: 2006 Feb 20 00:00)