Hypoclinemus mentalis (Günther, 1862)
Hypoclinemus mentalis
photo by Sneegas, G.W.

Family:  Achiridae (American soles)
Max. size:  21.6 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 288.7 g
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Amazon basin (there are records throughout the basin, except upper portion of Tapajós and Xingu rivers), Orinoco basin (upper tributaries: Guaviare, Casicare, Voutuari), and throughout the Essequibo River basin.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 April 2020 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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