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Scientific Name Aspidoras raimundi  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Name
Type Locality At mouth of brook emptying into Rio Parnahyba near Victoria [Alto Parnaíba], 9°08'S, 45°56'W, Est. Maranhão, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Corydoras raimundi
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass - rye MOON die
Etymology Aspidoras: 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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Distribution South America: NE Brazil
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 5.8 - 6.5
Temperature 20.0-23.0°C or 68-73.4°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 8.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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References Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wienv. 44 (no. 6) - pp84
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Last Update 2007 Feb 16 08:05 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)