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|Scientific Name||Ageneiosus marmoratus Eigenmann, 1912|
|Common Name||Jaguar Dolphin Catfish|
|Type Locality||Creek below Potaro Landing, Guyana.|
|Pronunciation||ah genie OH sus - MAR mo rat us|
|Etymology||Ageneiosus: From the Greek a, meaning without and genias, meaning beard; in reference to the apparent lack of barbels (the fish has very short maxillary barbels that are almost indistinguishable).|
|Size||300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||A. marmoratus exhibits the lipstick-like margin around the mouth, a marmorated colouration on the sides (juveniles have much greater contrast of pattern) and the gray margin in the adipose is broader than in A. inermis which also has a slight margin. Also in contrast to A. inermis, A. marmoratus has a more rounded shape of the tips of the caudal fin.|
|Distribution||Guyana and Venezuela
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||6.0 - 7.0|
|Temperature||23.0-26.0°C or 73.4-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Mem. Carnegie Mus.v. 5 (no. 1) - pp206 - Pl. 22 (fig. 1)|
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|Last Update||2013 Apr 20 09:36 (species record created: 2005 Jul 19 00:00)|