All Fishes Auchenipteridae Centromochlinae Centromochlus

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Scientific Name Centromochlus megalops  Kner, 1858
Common Name
Type Locality Bogota, Colombia.
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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Distribution South America: Colombia.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373), pp 430 [60], Pl. 8 (fig. 24).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 12 23:11 (species record created: 2012 Jan 19 13:16)