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Scientific Name Anadoras weddellii  (Castelnau, 1855)
Common Name Talking Catfish
Type Locality Chiquitos, Bolivia.
Synonym(s) Doras weddellii
Etymology Anadoras: From the Greek ana, meaning again, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Mamoré, Paraguay and Pilcomayo River basins: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré, Upper Mamoré (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Pilcomayo (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 Animaux nouveaux or rares recueillis pendant l'expédition dans les parties centrales de l'Amérique du Sud, de Rio de Janeiro a Lima, v. 2.
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Last Update 2011 Jul 03 10:16 (species record created: 2011 Jun 28 11:06)