Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Nannoglanis

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Scientific Name Nannoglanis fasciatus  Boulenger, 1887
Common Name
Type Locality Eastern Ecuador.
Etymology Nannoglanis: Latin, nannus = small + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish. 
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Napo River basin, Ecuador
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887 (pt 2) (art. 2) (for 1 Mar. 1887), pp 278, Pl. 21 (fig. 3).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:49 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:38)