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  • Aspidoras depinnai
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Scientific Name Aspidoras depinnai  Britto, 2000
Common Name
Type Locality Creek at Amaraji-Primavera road, rio Ipojuca basin, 8°21'S, 35°26'W, Pernambuco 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. Mário de Pinna.
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Size 40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Differs from its congeners in having bifid serrations restricted to distal tip on ossified portion of pectoral spine posterior border (versus single or bifid serrations along entire posterior border) and presence of irregular arclike brown blotch on caudal peduncle (versus absence). Head with an irregular row of minute pores.
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Distribution South America: Ipojuca River basin, Brazil.
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, North East Brazil Coastal Rivers, Pernambucu state waters, Ipojuca (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia 2000 (no. 4) 1049 Figs. 1-5
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Last Update 2007 May 27 07:02 (species record created: 2006 Aug 19 04:34)