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Nemadoras elongatus  (Boulenger, 1898)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Doradidae (Thorny catfishes)
Etymology: Nemadoras: Greek, nema, -atos = filament + Greek, dora = skin (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; depth range 1 - 24 m (Ref. 96153).   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Amazon River basin.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 96153)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaborators

Sabaj Pérez, M.H., H. Mariangeles Arce, L.M. Sousa and J.L.O. Birindelli, 2014. Nemadoras cristinae, a new species of thorny catfish (Siluriformes: Doradidae) with redescription of its congeners. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 163(1):133-178. (Ref. 96153)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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