Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pseudopimelodidae Right Arrow The genus Rhyacoglanis

Down arrow Summary of Rhyacoglanis
Etymology Rhyacoglanis, from the Greek rhyax = torrent + glanis = catfish; indicating a catfish inhabiting running waters in reference to the habitat of the genus. Gender masculine.
Identification Rhyacoglanis is distinguished from other Pseudopimelodidae by three synapomorphies: presence of a light blotch on the cheek; a connection between the middle of the dark caudal-fin stripe and the dark caudal-peduncle pigmentation; and 30-35 total vertebrae.
Size Smallest 87mm, largest 87mm, average 87mm, most commonly 87mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species (16%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Rhyacoglanis pulcher (100%)
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