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Scientific Name Neblinichthys yaravi  (Steindachner, 1915)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Coquenan, Venezuela.
Synonym(s) Ancistrus yaravi, Peckoltia yaravi
Etymology Neblin- is based on the Neblina camp that is the location where the type specimen was caught. -ichtys: fish. Literally "fish from Neblina". 
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Size 47mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks A recent "look again" at this species suggests it is neither Peckoltia or Ancistrus but another species of Neblinichthys.
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Distribution South America: Kukenan River basin in upper Caroni River drainage.
Orinoco, Caroni, Upper Caroni, Kukenan (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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Reference Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse. v. 93, pp 87 [73].
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 13:16 (species record created: 2007 Apr 14 17:39)