|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Leptodoras nelsoni Sabaj Pérez, 2005|
|Type Locality||Río Metica (Meta-Orinoco drainage), about 1.5 kilometers east of Rajote, Plancha 267, 3°56'N, 73°03'W, Meta, Colombia.|
|Etymology||Leptodoras: From the Greek leptos, meaning slender, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the shape. Named in honor of Douglas Nelson, for his dedicated service to the ichthyological community since 1983 as Collection Manager of Fishes, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.|
|Size||162mm or 6.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Orinoco river basin.
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Guaviare (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta, Upper Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4), pp 663, Figs. 4f, 5b, 15d, 20.|
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|Last Update||2021 Jan 31 02:29 (species record created: 2009 Jan 02 00:38)|