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Gelanoglanis stroudi  Böhlke, 1980

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes) > Centromochlinae
Etymology: Gelanoglanis: Greek, gelanes, -es, -es = happy, smiling + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 8.0 - ?; depth range 1 - 2 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical, preferred ?

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South America: Meta, Apure and Masparro River basins.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 32901)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits whitewater streams and rivers. Found in near-shore areas with sand and gravel bottoms in moderate to fairly swift current. Matures at 2.2-3.6 cm SL.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaborators

Soares-Porto, L.M., S.J. Walsh, L.G. Nico and J.M. Netto, 1999. A new species of Gelanoglanis from the Orinoco and Amazon river basins, with comments on miniaturization within the genus (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 10(1):63-72. (Ref. 32901)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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