|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Doras higuchii Sabaj Pérez & Birindelli, 2008|
|Type Locality||Rio Curuám (Iriri-Xingu Drainage), near town of Castelo dos Sonhos, 8°19'07''S, 55°05'23''W, Altamira Municipality, Pará, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Uncertainty surrounds the origin of this genus name which means either "armour" or "dagger". The fishes in this group have both sharp fins (which can be called dagger-like) and armour. Species named in honour of Horácio Higuchi.|
|Size||241mm or 9.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Doras are distinguished among Doradidae by a unique combination of three characteristics exhibited by the postcleithral process.|
|Distribution||South America: lower Amazon tributaries.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 157|
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|Last Update||2012 Dec 26 18:39 (species record created: 2008 Dec 28 09:35)|