|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Bunocephalus colombianus Eigenmann, 1912|
|Common Name(s)||Banjo Catfish|
|Type Locality||Boca de Raspadura, Colombia.|
|Pronunciation||boon oh SEFF ah luss|
|Etymology||Bunocephalus: 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.|
|Size||130mm (5.1") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Atrato and Magdalena River basins.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Atrato (click on these areas to find other species found there) (Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution)
|References||Ind. Univ. StudiesNo. 16 [sic No. 8] - pp10|
|Registered Keepers||(1) The.Dark.One, (2) nvcichlids (k: 5), (3) Martin S (p: 2, k: 2), who also notes: "I had assumed this lost, but when moving the fish over founfd it happily buried in the sand.", (4) Catfish freak, (5) FerocactusLatispinus, who also notes: "Ollie is quite fat but is a real swimmer at night!", (6) KitWitty, (7) TonyStark, (8) Iiriva (k: 2), (9) pinsonja, (10) Deb (k: 2).
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|Last Update||2004 Jul 10 00:00 (species record created: 2004 Jul 10 00:00)|