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Scoloplax dolicholophia Schaefer, Weitzman & Britski, 1989
 

Image contributors to this species:

Ingo Seidel (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google    
 

Relevant Information:

Aquarium Care: Similar maintenance as to the banjo catfishes but due to their small size would need to be kept with small characins etc. Diet: small live and tablet foods.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Scoloplacidae ycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Negro River basin. Type locality: In igarapé, trib. of Rio Tarumãzinho, approximately 45 km north of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 2º42'S, 60º03'W.

Size:

1.5cm. (¾ins)

Temp:

24-28°c (75-83°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.5.

Reference:

Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2016.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 10/2016 )
Schaefer, S.A., 2003. Scoloplacidae (Spiny dwarf catfishes). p. 310-311. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.

 

 

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