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Scientific NameAspidoras raimundi  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Name
Type LocalityAt mouth of brook emptying into Rio Parnahyba near Victoria [Alto Parnaíba], 9°08'S, 45°56'W, Est. Maranhão, Brazil.
Synonym(s)Corydoras raimundi
Pronunciationass pee DOOR ass - rye MOON die
EtymologyAspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. 
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Size 40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: NE Brazil
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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pH5.8 - 6.5
Temperature20.0-23.0°C or 68-73.4°F (Show species within this range)
Other ParametersdH 8.
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesAnz. Akad. Wiss. Wienv. 44 (no. 6) - pp84
Registered Keepers(1) Mexnotex.

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Breeding Reports(1) Mexnotex (b: 26).
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Last Update2007 Feb 16 08:05 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)