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|Scientific Name||Microglanis parahybae (Steindachner, 1880)|
|Common Names||South American Bumblebee Catfish
Großer Marmor-Antennenwels, Großer Harlekinwels (Germany)
|Type Locality||Rio Parahyba and Santa Cruz, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||80mm or 3.1" 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.|
|Distribution||South America: Paraíba do Sul river basin in Brazil. Reported from Argentina.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Macabu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Macacu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Itapemirim (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Itabapoana (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|pH||6.2 - 7.8|
|Temperature||21.0-26.0°C or 69.8-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 42, pp 60 , Pl. 1 (figs. 2-2b).|
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|Last Update||2021 Jan 03 07:39 (species record created: 2011 Sep 19 13:54)|