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Scientific Name Ernstichthys intonsus  Stewart, 1985
Common Name
Type Locality Río Napo at Añangu, Napo Prov, 0°30.8'S, 76°24.0'W, Ecuador.
Etymology Ernstichthys: Named after A Ernst, who established the chair of Natural History in the Universidade Central de Venezuela. The specific epithet, intonsus, is from the Latin intonsus, unshaved or bearded, in reference to the extreme proliferation of barbels.
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Size 49mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Napo River basin in Ecuador.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Fieldiana Zoology (New Series) No. 25, pp 16, Figs. 1f, 3, 9.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 06:33 (species record created: 2002 Oct 16 00:00)