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Scientific Name Tenellus ternetzi  (Eigenmann, 1925)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Tapajos at Santarém, Amazon River 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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (New Series) v. 22 (pt 5), pp 353.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:23 (species record created: 2008 May 31 03:56)