Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Brachyglanis

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Scientific NameBrachyglanis nocturnus  Myers, 1928
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Type LocalityRock-pools at São Gabriel Rapids, Rio Negro, Brazil
EtymologyBrachyglanis: Greek, brachys = short + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish. 
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Size 81mm or 3.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionNegro River basin, Brazil
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesAnnals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 2 (no. 7), pp84.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Feb 10 16:09 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:52)