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Scientific Name Aspidoras menezesi  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Granjeiro at Crato, 7°10'S, 39°25'W, tributary on left bank of Rio Salgado, Ceará, State, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass - men EZZ ez eye
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. The species was named to honour Dr. Rui Simões de Menezes.
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil: Rio Salgado, Coastal rivers in Ceará.
Ceará State Rivers, Jaguaribe, Salgado (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 7.0
Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 12.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 46 (no. 1), pp 120, Fig. 12.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 18 01:00 (species record created: 2006 Aug 19 05:04)