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Scientific Name Anadoras grypus  (Cope, 1872)
Common Names Speckled Talking Catfish
Gefleckter Dornwels (Germany)
Type Locality Río Ambyiacu, Peru.
Synonym(s) Doras grypus
Etymology Anadoras: From the Greek ana, meaning again, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); 
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Size 114mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (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.
pH 6.2 - 7.2
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dh 15.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 23, pp 270, Pl. 15 (figs. 1, 1a).
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 06:06 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)