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Scientific Name Myoglanis koepckei  Chang, 1999
Common Name
Type Locality Small affluent of Río Nanay, 3°52'S, 73°29'W, Quebrada of Mishana camp, Province Maynas, Depto. Loreto, Peru, elevation 107 meters.
Etymology Myoglanis: Greek, myos = muscle, and also, mouse + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish koepckei: Named in honor of Hans-Wilhelm Koepcke, who started and was the first curator of the ichthyological collections of the Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima
Down arrow Species Information
Size 59mm or 2.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin, Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (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.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Copeia 1999 (no. 2), pp434, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 12:46 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:28)