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Scientific Name Brachyglanis microphthalmus  Bizerril, 1991
Common Name
Type Locality Igarapé Saracá of Lake Sapucuá, Rio Trombetas drainage, Pará, Brazil.
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 68mm or 2.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Trombetas River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Boletim do Museu Nacional, Zoologia (N. S.) No. 347, pp2, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:47 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:51)