|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microglanis variegatus Eigenmann & Henn, 1914|
|Type Locality||Forest pool near Vinces, Ecuador.|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Size||45mm or 1.8" 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||Near Vinces and Los Ríos, Ecuador.
Pacific, South Pacific, South East Pacific, Ecuador Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Indiana University Studies No. 19|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 20 10:54 (species record created: 2011 Sep 19 16:49)|