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Scientific Name Amblydoras gonzalezi  (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)
Common Name
Type Locality Laguna Punta Vista, edge of Río Caroní, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela.
Synonym(s) Zathorax gonzalezi
Pronunciation am blee door ass
Etymology Amblydoras: From the Greek amblys, meaning blunt and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the non-serrated dorsal spine. 
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Size 98mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin and Casiquiare Canal.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro, Casiquiare (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Boletin del Instituto Oceanografico Universidad de Oriente Cumana v. 7 (no. 1)
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Last Update 2009 Apr 04 00:35 (species record created: 2009 Apr 02 14:15)