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Corydoras aeneus (Wavy catfish; Lightspot corydoras; Corydoras albino; Cory; Catfish; Bronze corydoras; Bronze catfish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The bronze corydoras (Corydoras aeneus), green corydoras, bronze catfish, lightspot corydoras or wavy catfish is a tropical freshwater fish in the "armored catfish" (Callichthyidae) family often kept in captivity by fish keepers. It is widely distributed in South America on the eastern side of the Andes, from Colombia and Trinidad to the Río de la Plata basin. It was originally described as Hoplosoma aeneum by Theodore Gill in 1858 and has also been referred to as Callichthys aeneus.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Hawaiian Islands United States Oceania Oceanic Islands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Manú National Park II 4213523 Cusco, Peru  
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park II 4006523 Bolivia  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


America, North - Inland waters; America, South - Inland waters; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Hawaii (USA); Neotropical; Oceania - Inland waters; Paraguay; Paraná; Peru; South America: Colombia and Trinidad to La Plata River basin east of the Andes.; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela;

External References



Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License