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Scientific Name Aspredinichthys tibicen  (Valenciennes, 1840)
Common Names Tenbarbed Banjo Catfish
Ti-skægget Banjomalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Suriname.
Etymology Aspredinichthys: From the Latin aspredo, meaning roughness and the Greek ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the tuberculate skin. 
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Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central and South America: lower portions of coastal rivers and in coastal waters from Venezuela to northern Brazil.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15, pp 438
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Last Update 2013 Oct 14 20:06 (species record created: 2013 Jun 13 22:18)