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Anadoras weddellii (Castelnau, 1855)

Image contributors to this species:

Steven Grant (3)  

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search   All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

A. grypus and A. wendellii are similar but the later has plates formed in the caudal peduncle which A. grypus lacks. Aquarium care: As this species can grow modertly large you would need to house with same size species or near as they could pick off small fish at night as this is, as most Dorads are, reclusive during daylight hours. Diet: Tablet foods, frozen and live worms. Will also eat snails in the aquarium.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

Doras weddellii

Family:

Doradidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Upper Mamoré, Paraguay and Pilcomayo River basins. Type locality: petites flaques d’eau de la province des Chiquitos.

Size:

15cm. (6ins)

Temp:

22-26°C (71-79°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.2.

Reference:

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2011. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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