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zaina Zaina is the name given to black coat or dark brown, with little gloss given to horses or cattle. The specific name zaina, an adjective, is used in allusion to the dark brown color of various individuals of the species and the aspect matte and velvety, given the small size of odontodes.
zairensis
From the Zaire River, Africa.
zambesensis From the Zambesi River, Africa.
zawadzkii Named for Cláudio Henrique Zawadzki, professor at Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM), Maringá, Paraná State, Brazil, in recognition of his dedication and remarkable contributions to the study of the family Loricariidae.
zebra Referring to the stripes.
zonatum/us Banded.
zungaro
Comes from the native name "Zungaro" which is applied to many large pimelodids.
zygatus
From the Greek zygados = 'team' or 'pair', possibly alluding to the close resemblance to Corydoras rabauti.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 























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