Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Imparfinis

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Scientific Name Imparfinis mirini  Haseman, 1911
Common Name Shrimp Catfish
Type Locality Above the falls of Rio Piracicaba-mirini, near Piracicaba, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Cetopsorhamdia mirini
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification This species is easily distinguished from Imparfinis piperatus by its conical instead of depressed head.
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Distribution South America: Upper Paraná River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture In nature, this species lives under stones in rapids.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Carnegie Mus.v. 7 (nos. 3-4) (17) - pp318 - Pl. 47
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Last Update 2015 Aug 04 13:02 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 03:55)