Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Siluriformes > Callichthyidae > Corydoras > Corydoras splendens

Corydoras splendens (Shortbody catfish; Green catfish; Emerald brochis; Emerald catfish; Blue catfish)

Synonyms: Brochis coeruleus; Brochis dipterus; Brochis splendens; Callichthys splendens; Callichthys taiosh; Chaenothorax bicarinatus; Chaenothorax eigenmanni; Corydoras semiscutatus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The emerald catfish (Corydoras splendens) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family native to the Amazon Basin in South America. It has traditionally been known as Brochis splendens. The fish has appeared on a stamp in Brazil.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva de la Biosfera de Yasuni Biosphere Reserve 4156313 Ecuador  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Ecodrome CV
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Newport Aquarium
Oregon Zoo
Randers Regnskov
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoological Society of London


Amazon; America, South - Inland waters; Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Marañón; Neotropical; Peru; South America: Amazon River basin.;



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