Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Brachyglanis

Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
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. 
Jump to next section Species Information
Size 68mm or 2.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
Distribution Trombetas River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view species occurence data on a map.
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Jump to next section Further Information
Reference Boletim do Museu Nacional, Zoologia (N. S.) No. 347, pp2, Figs. 1-2.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
More on Brachyglanis microphthalmus
Look up AquaticRepublic.com Look up Brachyglanis microphthalmus on AquaticRepublic.com
BBCode (use in forum posts)
(species permalink)
Look up Fishbase Look up Brachyglanis microphthalmus on Fishbase
Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.
Hits 1981 hits.
Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:47 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:51)