Entomocorus melaphareus Akama & Ferraris, 2003
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 Family:  Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes), subfamily: Auchenipterinae
 Max. size:  5.86 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  South America: Amazon River.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-5; Anal soft rays: 19-21. Pelvic and pectoral fins densely covered with dark pigment, at least along anterior rays, in contrast to the hyaline fins of its congeners (Ref. 54767). Description: Fin ray counts: D II,5; P I,8; V i,5; A iv,15 or iv,17 (Ref. 54767).
 Biology:  Nothing is known about diet or feeding habits of this species (Ref. 57707).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 13.05.04
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.12.06

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