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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus amblops  (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)
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Type Locality Río Tuyra, Marriganti, Panama.
Synonym(s) Felichthys amblops, Parauchenipterus amblops
Etymology Trachelyopterus: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region. 
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Size 190mm or 7.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central America: Tuira River basin.
Panama Pacific Rivers, Tuira (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 Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 10 (no. 8), pp 77.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 08 09:50 (species record created: 2019 Aug 29 22:27)