Auchenipterus osteomystax (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)
Auchenipterus osteomystax
photo by Equipe de Ictiologia do Nupélia

Family:  Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes), subfamily: Auchenipterinae
Max. size:  39 cm TL (male/unsexed); 43 cm TL (female); max.weight: 380.0 g; max.weight: 634.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: La Plata River basin, Tocantins River, and several rivers of lower Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 29.08.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.06.17

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