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Scientific Name Batrochoglanis villosus  (Eigenmann, 1912)
Common Name Jelly Catfish
Type Locality Potaro Landing, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Arius albicans
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Demerara River, Essequibo basin, Orinoco, and Amazon River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (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 Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 152, Fig. 32, Pl. 10 (fig. 1)
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Last Update 2014 Jun 05 10:24 (species record created: 2001 Oct 06 00:00)