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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis minutus Ottoni, Mattos & Barbosa, 2010|
|Type Locality||Rio Barra Seca basin, stream at the border of Jaquaré and São Mateua municipalities, 18°34.953'S, 40°26.115'W, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||30mm or 1.2" 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||Rio Barra Seca basin, Brazil.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Vertebrate Zoology v. 60 (no. 3), pp 189, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 05:41 (species record created: 2011 Sep 19 13:36)|