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  • Corydoras(ln6) potaroensis
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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln6) potaroensis  Myers, 1927
Common Name
Type Locality Creek below Potaro Landing (5°20'N, 59°05'W), Potaro R., Essequibo, Guyana.
Pronunciation poe TAR oh en siss
Etymology Named for the Potaro River in Guyana, where this species was found.
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Size 41mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Potaro River basin in Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Potaro (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 Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 68 (no. 3), pp 126.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 04:14 (species record created: 2001 Jun 02 00:00)