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Down arrow Summary of Centromochlus
Pronounced cent row MOCK luss
Etymology Centromochlus: From the Greek kenteo, meaning sting and mochlos, meaning lever or crowbar; in reference to the long spines.
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.
Size Smallest 66mm, largest 70mm, average 68mm, most commonly 66mm. All SL.
Species There are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (50%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Centromochlus sp. (1) (50%)
2. Centromochlus heckelii (50%)
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Centromochlus species

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