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|Scientific Name||Microglanis oliveirai Ruiz & Shibatta, 2011|
|Type Locality||Barra do Garças, Vale dos Sanhos District, BR-158 road, km 750, rio Corrente (right margin tributary of the rio das Mortes), rio Araguaira basin, 15°29'56.3"S, 52°12'10.8"W, Mato Grosso, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||26mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Microglanis was described by Eigenmann
(1912) to include small pimelodids with the head as wide as long, the skull covered by skin only; the occipital crest small; frontal fontanel not extending much if any behind the eye, and a minute occipital fontanel sometimes present; eye without a free orbital margin; dorsal and pectoral spines well developed; and premaxillary patches of teeth without backward projecting angles.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 4), pp 698, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 09 23:22 (species record created: 2006 Oct 06 11:00)|