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Scientific Name Chasmocranus brachynema  Gomes & Schubart, 1958
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Type Locality Rio Mogi Guaçu, Cachoeira de Emas, Piraçununga, São Paulo, Brazil.
Pronunciation chaz moe kran uss
Etymology Chasmocranus: Greek, chanos, -eos, ous, and chasma, -atos = abyss, mouth opened, inmensity + Greek, kranion = skull. 
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Size 131mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Mogi Guaçu River basin in upper Paraná River drainage, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Pardo (Mato Grosso do Sul), Mogi Guaçu (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revista Brasileira de Biologia v. 18 (no. 4), pp413, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2024 Apr 02 09:15 (species record created: 2013 Feb 03 23:56)