Micromyzon akamai Friel & Lundberg, 1996
photo by Friel, J.P.

Family:  Aspredinidae (Banjo catfishes), subfamily: Hoplomyzontinae
Max. size:  1.58 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; depth range 5 - 20 m
Distribution:  South America: lower Amazon River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabit channels of the white-water rivers on sandy substrates.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 26.06.97
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.06.01
Checked by: Friel, John P. - 12.06.01

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