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Scientific NameBunocephalus erondinae  Cardoso, 2010
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Type LocalityPelotas, canal São Gonçalo, laguna dos Patos system, 31°46'18''S, 51°18'04''W, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil.
Pronunciationboon oh SEFF ah luss
EtymologyBunocephalus: 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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ReferencesNeotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 3), pp 608, Figs. 1, 2a, 3a, 4a, 5a.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Jan 03 08:38 (species record created: 2017 Jan 03 08:36)