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Scientific Name Centromochlus macracanthus  (Soares-Porto, 2000)
Common Name
Type Locality São Pedro, Río Negro, Amazonas, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Balroglanis macracanthus
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 71mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Upper Negro River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 11 (no. 3), pp 282, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2021 Mar 01 07:09 (species record created: 2012 Jan 19 13:16)