Corydoras splendens (Castelnau, 1855)
Emerald catfish
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Family:  Callichthyidae (Callichthyid armored catfishes), subfamily: Corydoradinae
Max. size:  6.08 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 5.80000019073486 - 8; dH range: 2 - 30
Distribution:  South America: Amazon River basin.
Biology:  Inhabits sluggish waters with dense vegetation. Occurs in shallow muddy waters. Feeds on insect larvae, worms and small crustaceans (Ref. 6868).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.11.13

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