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Scientific Name Hemidoras boulengeri  Steindachner, 1915
Common Name
Type Locality Mouth of Rio Negro, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Opsodoras boulengeri
Etymology Hemidoras: From the Greek hemi, meaning half, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the similarity to Doras (another doradid genus). 
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Size 142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 52 (no. 18), pp 218.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 08 04:51 (species record created: 2008 May 31 03:54)