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Denticetopsis iwokrama  Vari, Ferraris & de Pinna, 2005
 

Image contributors to this species:

Mark Sabaj Pérez (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Denticetopsis iwokrama is most similar to D.seducta, a species of the central and western portions of the Amazon basin. The two species demonstrate a distinct difference in the number of caudal and total vertebrae and the pigmentation pattern of the pectoral fin.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Cetopsidaeycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Siparuni River basin, Guyana. Type locality: Guyana. Essequibo: Siparuni River at Tumble Down Creek, Essequibo River basin (4º48'39"N, 58º51'11"W)..

Size:

4.5cm. (1¾ins)

Temp:

22-28°c (71-83°f )

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Vari, R.P., C.J. Ferraris, Jr. and M.C.C. de Pinna 2005 The neotropical whale catfishes (Siluriformes: Cetopsidae: Cetopsinae), a revisionary study. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(2):127-238.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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