Cat-eLog Right Arrow Doradidae Right Arrow Doradinae Right Arrow Leptodoras

  • Leptodoras copei
Down arrow Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Leptodoras copei  (Fernández-Yépez, 1968)
Common Name
Type Locality Lagoon along Río Capanaparo, Orinoco drainage, Apure, Venezuela.
Synonym(s) Anduzedoras copei
Etymology Leptodoras: From the Greek leptos, meaning slender, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the shape. 
Down arrow Species Information
Size 142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down arrow Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Capanaparo, upper Orinoco and Negro River basins.
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Capanaparo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Down arrow Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Boletin del Instituto Oceanografico Universidad de Oriente Cumana v. 7 (no. 1), pp 31, Fig. 10.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is but a single record of this fish being seen, view it.
Forum BBCode
More on Leptodoras copei
Look up AquaticRepublic.com Look up Leptodoras copei on AquaticRepublic.com
Look up on Fishbase Look up Leptodoras copei on Fishbase
Look up on Encyclopedia of Life Look up Leptodoras copei on Encyclopedia of Life
Look up on Global Biodiversity Information Facility Look up Leptodoras copei on Global Biodiversity Information Facility
' LFS label creator.
Hits 5412 hits.
Last Update 2019 Sep 22 05:39 (species record created: 2007 Feb 15 16:44)