|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln8sc4) sychri Weitzman, 1960|
|Common Names||Long Nosed Fairy Catfish
|Type Locality||South America, specific locality unkown (aquarium specimen) [apparently Province Maynas, Río Nanay, right bank near Shiriyana, Peru].|
|Pronunciation||kor ee doh rass (lineage eight subclade four). - sigh cry|
|Etymology||Named to honour Mr. Al Sychr.|
|Size||43mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Often confused with C97. In C. sychri the head shape is longer, with a distinct angular profile from dorsal to top of head above the eye and then down to the snout. Some specimens may even show a curve to the snout, making it more of a saddle shape. C97 has a shorter, straighter profile. The body spotting is more like small blotches rather than defined spots in C. sychri, but in C97 the spots are usually well defined, fewer, and more evenly spaced out.
If you compare the colour patterns to those of C. loretoensis (C. sychri) and C. atropersonatus (C97) may better explain the differences, but always allow for a certain amount of variability.
|Distribution||South America: Nanay River basin, Loreto, Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Nanay (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 2014.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 7 (no. 4), pp 151, Figs. 7-8.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 14 15:33 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)|