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|Scientific Name||Physopyxis cristata Sousa & Rapp Py-Daniel, 2005|
|Type Locality||Mouth of igarapé Zamula, rio Negro, Amazonas State, Brazil, 0°51'48"S, 62°46'44"W.|
|Size||23mm or 0.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Physopyxis can be distinguished from the other Doradidae by the miniature size (adults generally less than 31 mm SL) and a unique combination of additional features: extreme development of the exposed pectoral girdle; well developed coracoid process longer than the postcleithral process; anterior plate of the nuchal shield absent; dorsal spine serrated only along the basal portion of its anterior margin; two infraorbital bones in young that become fused into a single plate in adult specimens; pectoral spine reaching to base of anal fin.|
|Distribution||South America: Rio Negro basin of the Amazon drainage in Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4), pp 632, Figs. 7, 8a.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 16 09:22 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:31)|