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Scientific Name Tenellus ternetzi  Eigenmann, 1925
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Tapajos at Santarém, Amazon system, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Nemadoras ternetzi, Opsodoras ternetzi
Etymology Tenellus comes from the Latin tener, meaning delicate, in reference to the delicate appearance of those dorads. 
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Size 122mm or 4.8" 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 Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (New Series) v. 22 (pt 5)
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Last Update 2014 Oct 03 16:32 (species record created: 2008 May 31 03:56)