|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln1) areio Knaack, 2000|
|Type Locality||Streams of the Corr. Areio systems, in the vicinity of Vila Nova, East of Cuiaba, Mato Grosso, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||kor ee doh rass (lineage one).|
|Etymology||Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. Named for the Córrego Areio system of streams where this specimen was originally found.|
|Size||50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Corydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays. They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras.|
|Sexing||Females grow larger and are more full-bodied, this is best observed from above the fish. Males will typically have more pointed as opposed to more rounded fin tips as they mature.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Paraguay River basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Feeding||Will accept a wide range of commercial foods including tablets, granules and flakes. Live (or frozen) foods such as bloodworm, white worm, grindal worm, Daphnia and tubifex are readily accepted.|
|Furniture||Shade provided by overhanging rock work, arching bogwood, tall or floating plants are all that is required. Ideally substrate should be sand, but rounded gravel is an imperfect alternative. Avoid keeping over rough edged (chipped) gravel, this will increase this risk of damage the fishes barbels when it tries to dig.|
|Compatibility||A peaceful, shoaling, community fish.|
|Breeding||Has been bred in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||VDA--aktuell 2/2000, pp 47, Figs.|
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|Last Update||2020 Nov 04 00:47 (species record created: 2006 Jul 23 00:00)|