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Scientific Name Anadoras weddellii  (Castelnau, 1855)
Common Name Talking Catfish
Type Locality Chiquitos, Bolivia.
Synonym(s) Doras weddellii
Etymology Anadoras: From the Greek ana, meaning again, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Mamoré, Paraguay and Pilcomayo River basins to Argentina.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré, Upper Mamoré (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay, Pilcomayo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 Animaux nouveaux or rares v. 2, pp 48, Pl. 17 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 02:52 (species record created: 2011 Jun 28 11:06)