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Scientific Name Neblinichthys echinasus  Taphorn, Armbruster, López-Fernández & Bernard, 2010
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Type Locality Guyana, upper Mazaruni River drainage, Kukui River, near town of Philipai, 05°21’37”N 60°22’18”W.
Etymology Neblin- is based on the Neblina camp that is the location where the type specimen was caught. -ichtys: fish. Literally "fish from Neblina". The specific epithet is from the Latin words echinus meaning sea-urchin or prickly and nasus meaning nose, in reference to the numerous odontodes that adorn males of this species.
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Size 83mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Mazaruni River drainage, Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Mazaruni (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 3), pp 619.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:43 (species record created: 2010 Oct 18 15:02)