|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Neblinichthys pilosus Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1986|
|Common Name||Punk Pleco|
|Type Locality||Río Mawarinuma trib., at Neblina base camp, on right bank in riffle, 0°55'N, 66°10'W, Venezuela, elev. 120 m.|
|Etymology||Neblin- is based on the Neblina camp that is the location where the type specimen was caught. -ichtys: fish. Literally "fish from Neblina". This specific epithet refers to its hairy (pilosus=hairy) appearance.|
|Size||89mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Negro, Casiquiare, and Baria River basins
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro, Casiquiare (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Rev. Fr. Aquariol.v. 13 (no. 3) - pp70 - Figs. 1, 4-5|
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|Last Update||2008 May 11 12:01 (species record created: 2003 Aug 24 00:00)|