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Leptodoras myersi  Böhlke, 1970

Image contributors to this species:

Mark Sabaj Pérez (1)  

ScotCat Sources:

Article Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search   All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6; Anal soft rays: 14. Body dorsoventrally depressed, greatest body depth 58-61% of cleithral width. Broad dusky nuchal saddle extending ventrally across tympanum and postcleithral process, finishing on the lower side level with the pelvic-fin origin. Skin on head, particularly snout, ornamented with thin elongate pale ridges.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Doradidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Upper Amazon River basin.

Size:

8cm. (3¼ins)

Temp:

22-25°C (71-77°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Sabaj, M.H., 2005. Taxonomic assessment of Leptodoras (Siluriformes: Doradidae) with descriptions of three new species. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):637-678.

 

 

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                                                                                               updated = September 15, 2017 © ScotCat 1997-2017