Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Mastiglanis

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Scientific Name Mastiglanis asopos  Bockmann, 1994
Common Name
Type Locality Igarapé Saracazinho, trib. of Rio Trombetas, near Porto Trombetas, Pará, Brazil.
Etymology Greek, mastax, -agos = bite + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish. 
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Size 30mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon, Capim and Orinoco River basins.
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Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Capim (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.v. 107 (no. 4) - pp762 - Fig. 1
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Last Update 2006 Oct 07 06:53 (species record created: 2003 Aug 23 00:00)