|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Leptodoras rogersae Sabaj, 2005|
|Type Locality||Río Orinoco (Atlantic drainage), river channel at Palua just below mouth of río Caroni, 181 miles upstream from sea buoy, 8°21'N, 62°43'W, Bolivar, Venezuela.|
|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 honour of Mary Anne Rogers, for her dedicated service to the ichthyological community since 1988 as Collection Manager of Fishes, Field Museum of Natural History.|
|Size||178mm or 7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Leptodoras rogersae is known from the río Orinoco from Isla Ratón (near mouth of río Vichada, northwestern Amazonas) to the delta, Venezuela.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4):637-678.|
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|Last Update||2013 Apr 20 09:36 (species record created: 2009 Jan 02 00:42)|