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  • Amblydoras bolivarensis
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Scientific Name Amblydoras bolivarensis  (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)
Common Name
Type Locality Quebrada El Pilón, east of Río Parguaza, tributary of Río Orinoco, Venezuela
Synonym(s) Hildadoras bolivarensis
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 102mm or 4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin.
Orinoco (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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Reference Boletin del Instituto Oceanografico Universidad de Oriente Cumana v. 7 (no. 1), pp 43, Fig. 18.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 23 03:39 (species record created: 2009 Apr 02 14:19)