Cat-eLog Right Pseudopimelodidae Right Microglanis

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Scientific Name Microglanis sp. `RIO UCAYALI`   
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Etymology Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains. 
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Identification The genus Microglanis was described by Eigenmann (1912) to include small pimelodids with the head as wide as long, the skull covered by skin only; the occipital crest small; frontal fontanel not extending much if any behind the eye, and a minute occipital fontanel sometimes present; eye without a free orbital margin; dorsal and pectoral spines well developed; and premaxillary patches of teeth without backward projecting angles.
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Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Pozuzo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Tambo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Last Update 2021 Jan 03 17:06 (species record created: 2020 Nov 20 14:48)