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Scientific Name Doras zuanoni  Sabaj Pérez & Birindelli, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Araguaia, Laguinho Central, Xambioá, Tocantins River drainage, Tocantins, Brazil.
Pronunciation DOOR ass
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 honor of Jansen Alfredo Sampaio Zuanon.
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Size 163mm or 6.4" 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.
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Distribution South America: rio Araguaia (Tocantins drainage).
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 157, pp 223, Figs. 2H, 3B, gH, 7, 14B-C.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:25 (species record created: 2008 Dec 28 09:36)