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Scientific Name Rhyacoglanis epiblepsis  Shibatta & Vari, 2017
Common Name
Type Locality Cachuelo approximately 300 meter above mouth of río Machupo, río Itenez, Beni, Bolivia, approximately 12°29'S, 64°24'W.
Etymology Rhyacoglanis, from the Greek rhyax = torrent + glanis = catfish; indicating a catfish inhabiting running waters in reference to the habitat of the genus. Gender masculine. 
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Identification Rhyacoglanis is distinguished from other Pseudopimelodidae by three synapomorphies: presence of a light blotch on the cheek; a connection between the middle of the dark caudal-fin stripe and the dark caudal-peduncle pigmentation; and 30-35 total vertebrae.
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Distribution
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré, Guaporé (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 15 (no. 2) e160132, pp 8, Figs. 3b, 5, 6.
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Last Update 2017 Sep 21 03:08 (species record created: 2017 Jun 13 08:23)