|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. In fact, catfish of this genus have very short maxillary barbels that are almost indistinguishable to the human eye.|
|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.|
|Reference||Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn, Aaret 1874 (nos 12-16), pp 190 .|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 04:56 (species record created: 2007 Dec 07 10:50)|