|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Ageneiosus pardalis Lütken, 1874|
|Common Name||Dolphin Catfish|
|Type Locality||Caracas, Venezuela [may be in error]|
|Synonym(s)||Ageneiosus caucanus, Ageneiosus freiei, Ageneiosus virgo|
|Pronunciation||ah genie OH sus|
|Etymology||Ageneiosus: From the Greek a, meaning without and genias, meaning beard; in reference to the apparent lack of barbels (the fish has very short maxillary barbels that are almost indistinguishable).|
|Size||440mm or 17.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Lake Maracaibo basin and Magdalena, Cauca, San Juan, and Tuira River basins.
Panama Pacific Rivers, Tuira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Venezuela Caribbean Waters, San Juan (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena, Cauca (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Vidensk. Medd. Naturh. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1874 (nos. 12-16) 190 |
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|Last Update||2013 Apr 20 09:34 (species record created: 2007 Dec 07 10:50)|