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Scientific Name Ammoglanis nheengatu  Canto, Hercos & Ribeiro, 2022
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Type Locality Igarapé Branco, tributary to Aruri Grande, rio Jamanxim drainage, rio Tapajós basin, Itaituba Municipality, Pará State, Brazil, 05°24'9.07"S, 55°52'59.01"W.
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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, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Middle Tapajós, Jamanxim (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 20 (no. 2): e210122, pp 3, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2022 Nov 26 06:19 (species record created: 2022 Jun 30 21:09)