Corydoras acutus Cope, 1872
Blacktop corydoras
Corydoras acutus
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Family:  Callichthyidae (Callichthyid armored catfishes), subfamily: Corydoradinae
Max. size:  5.48 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 2 - 25
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin in northern Peru and Ecuador. Recorded from Machado River basin, Rondônia State, Brazil (Ref. 97589).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 April 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.04.14
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 31.01.98

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