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|Scientific Name||Centromochlus orca Sarmento-Soares, Lazzarotto, Rapp Py-Daniel & Leitão, 2017|
|Common Names||Ninja Woodcat
|Type Locality||Mouth of Igarapé Jamari with lago de Terra Santa, Terra Santa, rio Nhamundá basin, Pará, Brazil, 02°00'04''S, 56°31'08''W.|
|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.|
|General Remarks||This fish is very similar to Tatia musaica. The two differ in distribution and also in the amount of black pigment on the body. C. orca has more white on the body and tail than T. musaica.|
|Distribution||Brazil, Rio Nhamundá.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
|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.|
|References||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 14 (no. 4), pp , Figs. 1-3, 4a, 5a, 6-9.|
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|Last Update||2018 Apr 15 01:34 (species record created: 2017 Jan 22 23:10)|