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Scientific Name Hemidoras stuebelii  (Steindachner, 1882)
Common Names Maranon Thorn Catfish
Maranon-Dornwels (Germany)
Type Locality Río Huallaga, upper Amazon River basin, Peru.
Synonym(s) Opsodoras orthacanthus, Opsodoras stubeli, Oxydoras stuebelii
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 110mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Amazon River basin: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 19 (no. 19), pp 175.
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Last Update 2020 Aug 12 02:22 (species record created: 2006 Feb 25 00:00)