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Scientific Name Centromochlus bockmanni  (Sarmento-Soares & Buckup, 2005)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Francisco, downstream from Três Marias Dam, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
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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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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References Copeia 2005 (no. 4), pp 847, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2018 Sep 15 02:26 (species record created: 2018 Sep 09 19:44)