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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Limatulichthys petleyi (Fowler, 1940)|
|Type Locality||Contamana, Río Ucayali basin, Peru.|
|Type Locality Notes||Type locality approximated from narrative in original description and modern location of Contamana, Peru.|
|General Remarks||Removed from synonymy with Limatulichthys griseus (Eigenmann, 1909) by Isbrücker (2001).|
|Distribution||Amazon, Tocantins and Parnaíba River basins
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Feeding||In nature, they feed primarily on small aquatic invertebrates living at the bottom; rarely, they will eat small fish and small terrestrial invertebrates.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 91 (for 1939), pp 243, Figs. 36-38.|
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|Last Update||2021 Jul 29 02:00 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 14:39)|