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Scientific Name Ammoglanis amapaensis  Mattos, Costa & Gama, 2008
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Type Locality Rio Mapaoni, rio Jari basin, Município Serra do Navio, Parque Nacional Montanhas do Tumucumaque, 2°11'39"N, 54°35'16"W, Estado do Amapá, Brazil.
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Identification Ammoglanis is a genus of diminutive slender trichomycterids. Its original description identified three unique traits for the genus: 1) slender quadrate, its maximum depth about 30% of length of its main axis; 2) expanded anterior tip of interopercle; and 3) premaxilla located posterior to mesethmoid cornu.
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Amazon, Jari, Mapaoni (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 Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 19 (no. 2), pp 162, Figs. 1-5.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 03 13:17 (species record created: 2019 Nov 27 16:32)