All Fishes Doradidae Astrodoradinae Amblydoras

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Scientific Name Amblydoras monitor  (Cope, 1872)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Ambyiacu, Peru.
Synonym(s) Zathorax monitor
Pronunciation am blee door ass
Etymology Amblydoras: From the Greek amblys, meaning blunt and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the non-serrated dorsal spine. 
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Size 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Amazon River basin: Brazil, Colombia and Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (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 2007.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 23, pp 272, Pl. 4 (figs. 1a-1c).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:08 (species record created: 2009 Apr 02 14:05)