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Scientific Name Megalodoras guayoensis  Fernández-Yépez, 1968
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Type Locality Caño de Guayo, Territorio Delta Amacuro, Venezuela
Etymology Megalodoras: From the Greek mega, meaning large, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the large size. 
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Size 530mm or 20.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Orinoco River basin, Venezuela
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References Boletin del Instituto Oceanografico Universidad de Oriente Cumana v. 7 (no. 1), pp 37, Fig. 14.
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Last Update 2014 Sep 04 01:45 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:19)