Ituglanis cahyensis

The Ituglanis cahyensis lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

pataxo, published in 2006, Ituglanis cahyensis, published in 2006 and also a distinct Parotocinclus sp, in advanced stage of manuscript description. Other species of freshwater fishes captured during this first trip were sent to specialists for description. More

Ituglanis cahyensis was found in the Rio Palmares, a tributary of the Rio Cahy in south east Bahia State in Brazil and has just been described in a paper in the latest issue of the journal Neotropical Ichthyology. More

Ituglanis cahyensis is distinguished from all other congeners through a combination of characters, as the supraorbital laterosensory canal branch with pores s3 and s6 present, the low count of branched pectoral fin rays, and low number of paired ribs. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Trichomycteridae
Genus : Ituglanis
Species : Ituglanis cahyensis
Authority : Saramento-Soares, Martins-Pinheiro,Aranda & Chamon, 2006