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  • Amblydoras affinis
  • Amblydoras affinis
  • Amblydoras affinis
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Scientific Name Amblydoras affinis  (Kner, 1855)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Branco, Rio Guaporé.
Synonym(s) Doras affinis
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 132mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Guaporé, Branco and Essequibo River basins.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré, Guaporé (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (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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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 17, pp 121 [32], Pl. 2 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:08 (species record created: 2009 Apr 02 14:09)