Corydoras leucomelas Eigenmann & Allen, 1942
False spotted catfish
Corydoras leucomelas
photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Family:  Callichthyidae (Callichthyid armored catfishes), subfamily: Corydoradinae
Max. size:  4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 2 - 25
Distribution:  South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 October 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.02.98
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 31.07.08

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