All FishesTrichomycteridaeSarcoglanidinaeAmmoglanis

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Scientific Name Ammoglanis natgeorum  Henschel, Lujan & Baskin, 2020
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Type Locality East bank of the Atabapo River mouth, base of Guapasucia Stone, adjacent to the town of San Fernando de Atabapo (middle of the Atabapo River channel), Orinoco basin, Amazonas State, Venezuela, 4°1'53.54"N, 67°41'49.34"W, elevation about 80 meters.
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Identification Ammoglanis is a genus of diminutive slender trichomycterids. Its original description identified three unique traits for the genus: 1) slender quadrate, its maximum depth about 30% of length of its main axis; 2) expanded anterior tip of interopercle; and 3) premaxilla located posterior to mesethmoid cornu.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of Fish Biology v. 97 (no. 5), pp 3, Figs. 2-3, 4b, 5b, 6b, 7b.
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Last Update 2021 Aug 31 11:24 (species record created: 2020 Sep 14 07:07)