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|Scientific Name||Microglanis sp. `RIO LAS PIEDRAS`|
|Etymology||Micro - small, glanis - catfish - in reference to the rather small forms of catfish that this genus contains.|
|Identification||The genus Microglanis was described by Eigenmann (1912) to include small pimelodids with the head as wide as long, the skull covered by skin only; the occipital crest small; frontal fontanel not extending much if any behind the eye, and a minute occipital fontanel sometimes present; eye without a free orbital margin; dorsal and pectoral spines well developed; and premaxillary patches of teeth without backward projecting angles.|
|Sexing||Well-conditioned females are conspicuously wider in the abdomen than similarly sized males.|
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Madre de Dios, Las Piedras (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Compatibility||Non aggressive and sociable with its own and other species.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Virtually all good community fish, although any young fry present in the aquarium will be in extreme jeopardy - especially after dark.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2021 Jan 10 02:16 (species record created: 2021 Jan 09 02:25)|