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  • Mastiglanis asopos
  • Mastiglanis asopos
  • Mastiglanis asopos
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Scientific Name Mastiglanis asopos  Bockmann, 1994
Common Name
Type Locality Igarapé Saracazinho, tributary of Rio Trombetas, near Porto Trombetas, Pará State, Brazil.
Etymology Greek, mastax, -agos = bite + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish. 
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Size 66mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon, Capim and Orinoco River basins.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Guamá, Capim (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Preto da Eva (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 Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 107 (no. 4), pp 762, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 07:19 (species record created: 2003 Aug 23 00:00)