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  • Corydoras(ln1) oxyrhynchus
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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln1) oxyrhynchus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Common Name
Type Locality Gojo Creek, trib. of Saramacca R., 6 km south of Posoegroenoe, Brokopondo, Suriname.
Etymology This specific epithet refers to its sharp (oxys=sharp) snout (rhynchos=nose, snout).
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Saramacca River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Saramacca (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zool. Meded. (Leiden) v. 42 (no. 5) 42 Pl. 4 (fig. 3)
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Last Update 2019 Jul 16 19:10 (species record created: 2006 Jul 28 00:00)