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|Scientific Name||Microglanis poecilus Eigenmann, 1912|
|Common Names||Dwarf Marbled Catfish
Pacamú (International), Suedamerikanischer Hummelwels (Germany)
|Type Locality||Below Packeoo Falls, Guyana.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||69mm or 2.7" 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.|
|Distribution||South America: Essequibo River basin in Guyana and French Guiana; and Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Coppename (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne, Tapanahony (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 155, Pl. 12 (fig. 2).|
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|Last Update||2021 Jan 16 20:48 (species record created: 2011 Jul 17 14:28)|