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Scientific Name Megalodoras guayoensis  (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)
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Type Locality Caño de Guayo, Delta Amacuro, Estado Delta, 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 South America: Orinoco River basin.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Boletin del Instituto Oceanografico Universidad de Oriente Cumana v. 7 (no. 1), pp 37, Fig. 14.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 16 09:30 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:19)