Cat-eLog Right Arrow Diplomystidae Right Arrow Olivaichthys

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Scientific Name Olivaichthys viedmensis  (MacDonagh, 1931)
Common Name Velvety Catfish
Type Locality Río Negro, vicinity of Viedma, Province of Río Negro, Argentina.
Synonym(s) Diplomystes viedmensis
Etymology Latin, oliva = olive + Greek, ichthys = fish. 
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Size 324mm or 12.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Negro River and tributaries in Argentina.
Negro (Argentina) (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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Reference Notas Preliminares del Museo de La Plata v. 1 - pp65
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Last Update 2013 Feb 06 09:20 (species record created: 2004 Dec 03 00:00)