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Scientific Name Aspidoras carvalhoi  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Açude Canabrava, Guaramiranga, Ceará State, 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.
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Size 25mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Ceará, Brazil.
Ceará State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 46 (no. 1), pp 117, Fig. 8.
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Last Update 2020 Nov 08 06:21 (species record created: 2006 Sep 04 12:30)