Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Nannoglanis

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Scientific NameNannoglanis fasciatus  Boulenger, 1887
Common Name
Type LocalityEastern Ecuador.
EtymologyNannoglanis: 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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DistributionNapo River basin, Ecuador
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesProceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887 (pt 2), pp278, Pl. 21 (fig. 3).
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
Article - CotM 2014 September
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Last Update2014 Nov 04 13:12 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 10:38)