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Scientific Name Bunocephalus larai  Ihering, 1930
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil.
Pronunciation boon oh SEFF ah luss
Etymology Bunocephalus: From the Greek bounos, meaning hill and kephale, meaning head; in reference to the bumps on the head of the fish, which is particularly marked in some species. 
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Paraná River basin.
La Plata, Paran√° (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 Archivos do Instituto Biológico, São Paulo v. 3, pp 101, Pl. 13 (figs. 3-3A) [not 4].
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Last Update 2014 Oct 02 11:40 (species record created: 2014 Sep 23 13:51)