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|Scientific Name||Tetranematichthys wallacei Vari & Ferraris, 2006|
|Common Names||Wallace's Shoe Head Catfish
|Type Locality||Upper Rio Negro, São Pedro, mouth of Igarapé do Ibará, about 0°15'S, 66°46'W, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Tetranematichthys: From the Greek tetra, meaning four, nema, meaning filament, and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the number of barbels.|
|Size||206mm or 8.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|General Remarks||This is the species, probably exclusively, but certainly by far the most commonly, imported.|
|Distribution||South America: Rivers Tocantins, Negro, Tapajos, Arirara and Jau, Amazon basin and Rio Orinoco basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (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)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Copeia 2006 (no. 2), pp 169, Figs. 1A, 2, 4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 14 02:53 (species record created: 2006 Dec 25 11:59)|