|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Ageneiosus militaris Valenciennes, 1835|
|Type Locality||La Plata River, South America.|
|Pronunciation||ah genie OH sus|
|Etymology||Ageneiosus: From the Greek a, meaning without and genias, meaning beard; in reference to the apparent lack of barbels (the fish has very short maxillary barbels that are almost indistinguishable). Militaris: solider or war-like, presumably referring to long dorsal spine, serrated on both sides.|
|Size||260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: La Plata River basin: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Iguatemi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale, pp Pl. 4 (fig. 1).|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 22 06:14 (species record created: 2001 Jul 13 00:00)|