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Scientific Name Brachyglanis melas  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Crab Falls, Essequibo River, Guyana.
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 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Essequibo River basin, Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp157, Pl. 11 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 15 08:22 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:48)