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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) brevirostris  Fraser-Brunner, 1947
Common Names Spotted Cory
Halestribet Kravepansermalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Orinoco River, Venezuela (aquarium specimen).
Synonym(s) Corydoras wotroi
Pronunciation brev ee ROSS truss
Etymology This specific epithet refers to the specimen's short(brevis=short) snout(rostrum=muzzle or snout).
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Size 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Differs from Corydoras melanistius by having patterning in the caudal fin. Was elevated out of subspecies status (then known as Corydoras melanistius brevirostris) in 2001.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin and coastal drainages in Suriname.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.0 - 7.8
Temperature 20.0-24.0°C or 68-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 25.
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Feeding .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London v. 117 (pt 1), pp 244.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 16 12:34 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)