Elegant corydoras

The fish's appearance is characterized by dark double longitudinal stripes.

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The elegant corydoras or elegant catfish, Corydoras elegans, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Upper Amazon River basin in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Callichthyidae
Genus : Corydoras
Species : Corydoras elegans
Authority : Steindachner, 1876