All FishesHeptapteridaeBrachyglanis

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Scientific NameBrachyglanis frenata  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type LocalityAmatuk [Essequibo River basin], British Guiana
EtymologyBrachyglanis: Greek, brachys = short + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish. 
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Size 99mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionEssequibo, Negro, Orinoco, and Urubu River basins of Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (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)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Uatumã, Urubu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesMemoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp156.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Dec 20 10:33 (species record created: 2011 Sep 24 09:45)