Panaque bathyphilus

Lujan and Chamon 2008





Amazon River: freshwater


Marañon-Nanay, Amazonas main channel (Dagosta and de Pinna 2019).


A member of the Panaque dentex clade based on the absence of a posterior orbital notch and absence of a caudal peduncle shield (Lujan and Chamon 2008).

Conservation Status


Key References

Crampton, W.G.R. Book Section 2008 Diversity and adaptation in deep-channel Neotropical electric fishes
Lujan, N.K. and Chamon, C.C. Journal Article 2008 Two new species of Loricariidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from main channels of the upper and middle Amazon Basin, with discussion of deep water specialization in loricariids
Lujan, N.K., Hidalgo, M. and Stewart, D.J. Journal Article 2010 Revision of Panaque (Panaque), with descriptions of three new species from the Amazon Basin (Siluriformes, Loricariidae)
Lujan, N.K., Cramer, C.A., Covain, R., Fisch-Muller, S. and López-Fernández, H. Journal Article 2017 Multilocus molecular phylogeny of the ornamental wood-eating catfishes (Siluriformes, Loricariidae, Panaqolus and Panaque) reveals undescribed diversity and parapatric clades
Armbruster, J., van der Sleen, P. and Lujan, N. Book Section 2018 Subfamily Hypostominae - Plecos and relatives
Dagosta, F.C.P. and de Pinna, M.C.C Journal Article 2019 The fishes of the Amazon: Distribution and biogeographical patterns, with a comprehensive list of species