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Ossancora fimbriata  (Kner, 1855)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Doradidae (Thorny catfishes)
Etymology: Ossancora: Derived from the Latin oss, meaning bone, and ancora, meaning anchor, in reference to the shape and articulation of the pectoral spine and posterior cleithral and coracoid processes which resemble the shank and flukes, respectively, of a Danforth anchor..   More on author: Kner.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Guaporé River basin.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92411)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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

Birindelli, J.L.O., 2011. Ossancora, new genus of thorny catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Doradidae) with description of one new species. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 161:117-152. (Ref. 92411)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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