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Scientific Name Chasmocranus tapanahoniensis  Mees, 1967
Common Name
Type Locality Tapanahoni River, Suriname.
Synonym(s) Heptapterus tapanahoniensis
Pronunciation chaz moe kran uss
Etymology Chasmocranus: Greek, chanos, -eos, ous, and chasma, -atos = abyss, mouth opened, inmensity + Greek, kranion = skull. 
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Size 130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Maroni/Marowijne River and Sinnamary River basins.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne, Tapanahony (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Sinnamary (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) v. 42 (no. 20), pp 223, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2022 Sep 08 14:00 (species record created: 2019 Jan 24 18:55)