All FishesHeptapteridaeChasmocranus  |  | 

Hop to next section All Fishes Data Sheet
Scientific Name Chasmocranus brachynema  Gomes & Schubart, 1958
Common Name
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. 
Hop to next section Species Information
Size 131mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Hop to next section Habitat Information
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)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Hop to next section Husbandry Information
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Hop to next section Further Information
Reference Revista Brasileira de Biologia v. 18 (no. 4), pp413, Figs. 1-3.
Registered Keepers There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
Forum BBCode
Look up PlanetCatfish.com Look up C. brachynema on PlanetCatfish.com
Look up on Fishbase Look up C. brachynema on Fishbase
Look up on Encyclopedia of Life Look up C. brachynema on Encyclopedia of Life
Look up on Global Biodiversity Information Facility Look up C. brachynema on Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Chasmocranus brachynema QR code LFS label creator
ARN ref:1.30.365.4583
Last Update 2024 Apr 02 09:15 (species record created: 2013 Feb 03 23:56)