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Glanidium sp. (1)

Image contributors to this species:

Allan James (3)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus   

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  
 

Relevant Information:

Glanidium are close to Tatia. The anterior borders of the pectoral spines are generally smooth and the head is granular. Pectorals with one spine and 5 or 6 rays, predorsal length 3.2 to 3.7 times in standard length. Images taken at Pier Aquatics, Wigan, England and could be an undescribed species. There are seven species in this genera and there is not a lot of information on them, but their aquarium care would be as par the similar looking Tatia species from this family. The seven species described so far are Glanidium albescens, G. bockmanni, G. catharinensis, G. cesarpintoi, G. leopardum, G. melanopterum and G. ribeiroi. Their sizes range from 5cm for G. bockmanni to 15cm for G. melanopterum. Distribution is Eastern South America.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Auchenipteridaeblycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Eastern

Size:

-

Temp:

22-26°c (71-79°f.)

p.H.

6.5-7.2.

Reference:

Sands, David; Catfishes of the World vol. 3 Auchenipteridae & Pimelodidae. Dunure Enterprises. 145p.

 

 

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