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Scientific Name Corydoras (lineage 9) gossei  Nijssen, 1972
Common Names Palespotted Corydoras
Blegplettet Pansermalle (Denmark), Gosses Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Near Guajará Mirim, 10°50'S, 65°21'W, Rio Mamoré system, Rondônia State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Corydoras gossei
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage nine). - GAW say eye
Etymology . Named to honour Dr. Jean-Pierre Gosse.
Article Link - Shane's World Right Reproduction Right Breeding Corydoras gossei
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification May be confused with C. seussi, but this species has a rounded snout, C. seussi has a pointed snout.
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Distribution South America: Mamoré River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré (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 2020.
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding See Shane's World article
Breeding Reports There are 7 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Netherlands Journal of Zoology v. 21 (no. 4), pp 424, Fig. 6.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 05 07:31 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)