Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Brachyglanis

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Scientific Name Brachyglanis frenata  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Amatuk [Essequibo River basin], British Guiana
Etymology Brachyglanis: Greek, brachys = short + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish. 
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Size 99mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Essequibo, Negro, Orinoco, and Urubu River basins of Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Uatumã, Urubu (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 Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp156.
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Last Update 2017 Dec 20 10:33 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:45)