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Scientific Name Centromochlus concolor  (Mees, 1974)
Common Name Driftwood Catfish
Type Locality Headwaters of Coppename River, 3°49'N, 56°57'W, Suriname.
Synonym(s) Tatia concolor
Pronunciation cent row MOCK luss
Etymology Centromochlus: From the Greek kenteo, meaning sting and mochlos, meaning lever or crowbar; in reference to the long spines. 
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Size 33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males have a modified anal fin similar to the gonopodium found in livebearing toothcarps. Females have a normal anal fin.
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Distribution South America: Coppename River.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Coppename (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into. Larger specimens will gregariously take refuge in pipes.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 84, Figs. 10g, 22.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 22 10:21 (species record created: 2008 Nov 15 08:55)