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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Astroblepus chimborazoi (Fowler, 1915)|
|Type Locality||Junction of Chanchan and Chiguancay rivers, Chimborazo, Ecuador.|
|Pronunciation||ass tro bleh puss|
|Etymology||Astroblepus: From the Greek aster, meaning star and and blepos, meaning to look (literally, a star gazer); in reference to the dorsally placed eyes of the fish.|
|Size||25mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Pacific coastal drainages of Ecuador.|
|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium. Males possess an elongate urogenital papilla which functions as an intermittent organ for insemination (separate from the anal fin). Females have been found with sperm cells in their ovaries, but internal fertilisation has not been documented. The timing and mechanism of fertilisation is unknown.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 67, pp 241, Fig. 11.|
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|Last Update||2017 Sep 13 10:54 (species record created: 2017 Sep 08 15:05)|