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Scientific Name Astroblepus mancoi  Eigenmann in Myers, 1928
Common Name South American Hillstream Catfish
Type Locality Río Comberciato, Urubamba, Upper Amazon, Peru, elev. 1800 ft.
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. 
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Ucayali River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Upper Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 10)v. 2 (no. 7) - pp85
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Last Update 2006 Aug 22 09:17 (species record created: 2002 Oct 05 00:00)