Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Imparfinis

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Scientific Name Imparfinis minutus  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name Shrimp Catfish
Type Locality Rio das Velhas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Rhamdia minuta
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Size 72mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Fishbase lists 12cm SL however this would make this species bar far the largest encountered and it is thought unlikely to be correct.
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Distribution South America: Upper São Francisco River basin
São Francisco, Upper São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Overs. Kgl. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Forhand. (Kjøbenhavn) 1873 (no. 3) 35 [7]
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Last Update 2008 Dec 23 14:29 (species record created: 2001 May 04 00:00)