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Scientific NameAnadoras grypus  (Cope, 1872)
Common NamesSpeckled Talking Catfish
Gefleckter Dornwels (Germany)
Type LocalityRío Ambyiacu, Peru.
Synonym(s)Doras grypus
EtymologyAnadoras: 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 138mm or 5.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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pH6.2 - 7.2
Temperature22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parametersdh 15.
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ReferencesProc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila.v. 23 - pp270 - Pl. 15 (figs. 1, 1a)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Oct 30 13:49 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)