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Scientific Name Rhynchodoras castilloi  Birindelli, Sabaj Pérez & Taphorn, 2007
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Type Locality Caño Bravo, Apure-Orinoco drainage, about 60 kilometers west-northwest of San Fernando de Apure, 8°00'N, 67°59'W, Barinas, Venezuela.
Pronunciation rink oh door ass.
Etymology Rhynchodoras: From the Greek rhynchos, meaning nose, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in refeence to the unusual snout morphology. 
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: middle to lower Río Apure of the Orinoco basin in Venezuela.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2007 (no. 3), pp 673, Figs. 1, 3B.
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Last Update 2021 Sep 28 07:51 (species record created: 2021 Sep 25 09:39)