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Scientific Name Centromochlus carolae  (Vari & Ferraris, 2013)
Common Name
Type Locality Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Cuyuni River, sand island in middle of river just downstream from Kurutuku, 6°54'N, 60°18'W, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Balroglanis carolae
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
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Cuyuni (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 Copeia 2013 (no. 3), pp 396, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2021 Mar 01 07:09 (species record created: 2015 May 09 01:32)