Cat-eLog Right Doradidae Right Rhinodoradinae Right Rhynchodoras

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Scientific Name Rhynchodoras xingui  Klausewitz & Rössel, 1961
Common Name
Type Locality Upstream of Rio Xingú, Brazil.
Pronunciation rink oh door ass.
Etymology Rhynchodoras: From the Greek rhynchos, meaning nose, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in refeence to the unusual snout morphology. 
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Size 63mm or 2.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Xingu River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 42 (nos 1/2), pp 46, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 03:44 (species record created: 2011 Feb 02 18:20)