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Scientific Name Centromochlus melanoleucus  Vari & Calegari, 2014
Common Name
Type Locality Along border between Pará and Mato Grosso states, Jacareacanga, close to Sete Quedas rapids, rio Teles Pires, tributary to upper rio Tapajós basin, 9°20’38"S, 56°46’42"W, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Tatia melanoleuca
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
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Teles Pires (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 12 (no. 4), pp 668, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2021 Mar 01 07:08 (species record created: 2015 May 09 01:33)