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  • Nemadoras elongatus
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Scientific Name Nemadoras elongatus  (Boulenger, 1898)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Juruá, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Opsodoras parallelus, Oxydoras elongatus
Etymology Nemadoras: From the Greek nematos meaning filament, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); probably in reference to the lack of scutes along the back. 
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Size 127mm or 5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 14 (pt 7, no. 2), pp 424, Pl. 40 (fig. 4).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:05 (species record created: 2009 Feb 16 22:49)