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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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|