All Fishes Astroblepidae Astroblepus

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Scientific Name Astroblepus mancoi  Eigenmann, 1928
Common Name South American Hillstream Catfish
Type Locality Río Comberciato, Urubamba, Upper Amazon, Peru, elevation 1800 feet.
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. 
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Ucayali River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Upper Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 2 (no. 7), pp 85.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 13:10 (species record created: 2002 Oct 05 00:00)