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|Scientific Name||Microglanis cibelae Malabarba & Mahler, 1998|
|Type Locality||Rio Maquiné, between Maquiné and Barra do Ouro, arroio do Ouro, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||71mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Microglanis was described by Eigenmann (1912) to include small pimelodids with the head as wide as long, the skull covered by skin only; the occipital crest small; frontal fontanel not extending much if any behind the eye, and a minute occipital fontanel sometimes present; eye without a free orbital margin; dorsal and pectoral spines well developed; and premaxillary patches of teeth without backward projecting angles.|
|Distribution||Coastal drainages in northern Rio Grande do Sul and Catarina states, Brazil.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 9 (no. 3)|
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|Last Update||2011 Sep 18 03:01 (species record created: 2011 Sep 18 01:23)|