Nematogenys inermis (Guichenot, 1848)
Mountain catfish
Nematogenys inermis
photo by Busse, K.

Family:  Nematogenyidae (Mountain catfishes)
Max. size:  40.7 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Originally throughout most of central Chile, in the latitudes approximately between present cities of Valparaiso in the north to Osorno in the south. Currently restricted to few spots mainly in regions of Concepcion, Rancagua and Angol.
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 16 March 2021 (A2c) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

Source and more info: For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.