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Scientific Name Neblinichthys brevibracchium  Taphorn, Armbruster, López-Fernández & Bernard, 2010
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Type Locality Guyana, upper Mazaruni River drainage, mouth of a small creek with cut banks and primary forest, lower Kukui River at Jawalla, 05°39’10”N 60°28’57”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 brevis which means short,and bracchium meaning forearm, in reference to the relatively short pectoral spines present in Neblinichthys.
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Mazaruni River, Essequibo 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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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 3), pp616, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 26 11:28 (species record created: 2010 Oct 18 15:20)