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  • Nemadoras hemipeltis
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Scientific Name Nemadoras hemipeltis  (Eigenmann, 1925)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Ucayali at Contamana, Peru.
Synonym(s) Opsodoras hemipeltis
Etymology Nemadoras: From the Greek nematos meaning filament, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); probably in reference to the lack of scutes along the back. 
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Size 144mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
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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) 349 Pls. 19 (fig. 2), 24 (fig. 6)
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Last Update 2006 Oct 07 06:42 (species record created: 2006 Feb 20 00:00)