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|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Astroblepus pirrensis (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)|
|Type Locality||Río Cana at Cana, Panama.|
|Pronunciation||ass tro bleh puss|
|Etymology||Astroblepus: From the Greek aster, meaning star and and blepos, meaning to look (literally, a star gazer); in reference to the dorsally placed eyes of the fish.|
|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium. Males possess an elongate urogenital papilla which functions as an intermittent organ for insemination (separate from the anal fin). Females have been found with sperm cells in their ovaries, but internal fertilisation has not been documented. The timing and mechanism of fertilisation is unknown.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 10 (no. 8), pp 83.|
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|Last Update||2021 Feb 23 12:00 (species record created: 2017 Sep 08 15:19)|