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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln8sc4) agassizii  Steindachner, 1876
Common Names Agassiz's Corydoras
Agassizs Pansermalle (Denmark), Panzerwels/Corydoras - Catfish (Germany), Spotted Cory
Type Locality Amazon River near Tabatinga, Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation aga SEEZ eye
Etymology Named to honour Dr. J. Louis R. Agassiz.
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification This species has the first two or three dorsal soft rays black for the full length of the rays. This can vary in intensity and age.
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Distribution South America: Peru: Iquitos
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 2-25.
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Suggested Tankmates Keep in a shoal of at least 6 individuals.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.), pp 138 [90], Pl. 12 (figs. 2-2a).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 16 12:32 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)