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|Scientific Name||Corydoras (lineage 5) gracilis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1976|
|Common Name||Shy Cory|
|Type Locality||Rio Jauna (= River Juma) at Trans-Amazonica highway, about 6°09'S, 59°55'W, tributary of Rio Aripuaña, Amazonas, Brazil (corrected locality).|
|Pronunciation||kor ee doh rass (lineage five).|
|Etymology||Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. This specific epithet refers to its slender (gracilis=slender, gracile) appearance.|
|Size||23mm or 0.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Middle and lower Amazon River basin. |
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Aripuanã (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 25 (no. 1), pp 91, Figs.|
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|Last Update||2020 Nov 04 00:48 (species record created: 2003 Nov 19 00:00)|