Cat-eLog Right Callichthyidae Right Corydoradinae Right Aspidoras

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Scientific Name Aspidoras raimundi  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Names CW119, Ceara Bulldog Cory
C125, Ceara-pansermalle (Denmark)
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) Aspidoras menezesi, Aspidoras spilotus, 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 33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Parnaíba River basin in Brazil.
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Ceará State Rivers, Jaguaribe, Salgado (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Ceará State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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 are 13 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 44 (no. 6) (for 28 Feb. 1907), pp 84.
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Last Update 2022 Oct 14 10:23 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)