Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln1)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln1) blochi  Nijssen, 1971
Common Names C032, Spotback Corydoras
Type Locality Moco Creek near Lethem, 3°18'N, 59°46'W, tributary of Río Tacutú, Río Branco system, Essequibo, Guyana.
Pronunciation BLOCK ee
Etymology Named to honour Dr. Marcus E. Bloch.
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Size 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Venezuela, Guyana, and northern Brazil.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH 2-25.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Beaufortia v. 19 (no. 250) - pp92 - Figs. 2-6
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Last Update 2019 Jul 16 19:03 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)