Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Myoglanis

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Scientific Name Myoglanis aspredinoides  Do Nascimiento & Lundberg, 2005
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Type Locality In pool behind beach of Río Ventuari, on south side of river, about 12 kilometers from its confluence with Río Orinoco, 4°04'N, 66°56'W, Lagna Pavón, Río Ventuari, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela.
Etymology Myoglanis: Greek, myos = muscle, and also, mouse + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish 
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Size 96mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Ventuari River, Orinoco River basin, Venezuela
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Ventuari (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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Reference Zootaxa No. 1009, pp39, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 10 16:10 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:27)