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Scientific Name Myoglanis potaroensis  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Creek at Tukeit, Guyana.
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 113mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Essequibo River basin in Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp159, Pl. 14 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 15 01:12 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:29)