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|Scientific Name||Centromochlus schultzi Rössel, 1962|
|Common Names||Driftwood Catfish
Sortplettet Drivtømmermalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Rio Xingu, Brazil.|
|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||102mm or 4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Xingu and Tocantins River basins.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Upper Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (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||Senckenb. Biol.v. 43 (no. 1) - pp27 - Figs 1-3, 5, 7|
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|Last Update||2018 Sep 27 06:33 (species record created: 2002 Jun 05 00:00)|