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Corydoras osteocarus  Böhlke, 1951

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Callichthyidae (Callichthyid armored catfishes) > Corydoradinae
Etymology: Corydoras: Greek, kory = helmet + greek, doras = skin (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 6.0 - 8.0; dH range: 2 - 25.   Tropical; 21°C - 25°C (Ref. 26041)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37395)

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South America: Orinoco River basin and coastal rivers in Suriname.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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In captivity, produces up to 300 eggs which are usually attached to plants. Hatching occurs in about 3-4 days at 21.4°C.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Reis, Roberto E. | Collaborators

Burgess, W.E., 1992. Colored atlas of miniature catfish. Every species of Corydoras, Brochis and Aspidoras. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., USA. 224 p. (Ref. 26041)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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