Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Aspidoras

  • Aspidoras carvalhoi
Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Aspidoras carvalhoi  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Açude Canabrava, Guaramiranga, Est. Ceará, Brazil.
Pronunciation ass pee DOOR ass
Etymology Aspidoras: From the Greek aspis, meaning shield and doras, meaning skin; in reference to the bony plates. Named to honour Dr. Antenor Leitão de Carvalho.
Jump to next section Species Information
Size 25mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Ceará, Brazil.
Ceará State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view species occurence data on a map.
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Jump to next section Further Information
References Bijdr. Dierkd. v. 46 (no. 1) 117 Fig. 8
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 no record of this fish being seen.
More on Aspidoras carvalhoi
Look up Look up Aspidoras carvalhoi on
BBCode (use in forum posts)
(species permalink)
Look up Fishbase Look up Aspidoras carvalhoi on Fishbase
Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.
Hits 6686 hits.
Last Update 2007 May 27 07:02 (species record created: 2006 Sep 04 12:30)