Corydoras Panda

Corydoras Panda

Scientific Name: Corydoras Panda
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Origin: Ocean Captured Import

Corydoras panda  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1971Common Name(s)Panda CoryPanda Corydoras, Panzerwels (Germany)Type LocalityAquas Amarillas, trib. of Río Pachitea, Río Ucayali system, Huanuco, Peru.PronunciationKory DOOR ass - PANN dahEtymologyCory = helmet, doras =......

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Corydoras panda  Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1971Common Name(s)Panda Cory
Panda Corydoras, Panzerwels (Germany)
Type LocalityAquas Amarillas, trib of Río Pachitea, Río Ucayali system, Huanuco, Peru.PronunciationKory DOOR ass - PANN dahEtymologyCory = helmet, doras = skin In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. Panda in allusion to the Chinese mammal - see ID notes Jump to next section Species InformationSize50mm (2") SL

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IdentificationCorydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras.

Corydoras panda has a light colored body with black blob covering their eyes (like the panda), a black spot the dorsal fin, and a spot on or near the base of the caudal fin.
SexingFemales are more rubust

The male has more of a streamlined body while the female is more rounded when viewed fromt he side Easiest to view from the top While breeding the female will be carrying the eggs with her ventral fins.
General RemarksFirst collected for aquarium hobbyists in 1969 by Foersch and Hanrieder

They were first collected in a mountain brook at the side of the Rio Lullapichis (Ucayali/Peru).

  • Scientific NameCorydoras panda

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