Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Mastiglanis

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Scientific NameMastiglanis asopos  Bockmann, 1994
Common Name
Type LocalityIgarapé Saracazinho, trib. of Rio Trombetas, near Porto Trombetas, Pará, Brazil.
EtymologyGreek, 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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DistributionSouth America: Amazon, Capim and Orinoco River basins.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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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ReferencesProc. Biol. Soc. Wash.v. 107 (no. 4) - pp762 - Fig. 1
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
Article - CotM 2011 September
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Last Update2006 Oct 07 06:53 (species record created: 2003 Aug 23 00:00)