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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln5) nanus  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967
Common Name Little Corydoras
Type Locality Little tributaries of Gran-Rio between Ligoria (= Ligolio) and Awaradam Falls, Brokopondo, Suriname.
Pronunciation kor ee doh rass (lineage five).
Etymology nanus; dwarf.
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Only ten specimens were collected by scientists and are stored in museum collections and it's a very infrequent aquarium import. The description of the fish doesn't help with identification as (a) there are now several other similar species described and (b) the type material was sub-adult or juvenile fish.
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Distribution South America: Suriname and Maroni River basins in Suriname and Iracoubo River basin in French Guiana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Suriname (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Iracoubo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) v. 42 (no. 5), pp 41, Pl. 5 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 04:15 (species record created: 2006 Sep 02 05:53)