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Scientific Name Astroblepus marmoratus  (Regan, 1904)
Common Name
Type Locality St. Augustin, Andes of Colombia, elevation 5000 feet.
Synonym(s) Arges marmoratus
Pronunciation ass tro bleh puss
Etymology Astroblepus: From the Greek aster, meaning star and and blepos, meaning to look (literally, a star gazer); in reference to the dorsally placed eyes of the fish. 
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Orinoco River basin.
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 17 (pt 3, no. 1), pp 314, Pl. 21 (fig. 6).
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Last Update 2014 Jul 27 08:43 (species record created: 2011 Jan 31 12:33)