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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 47mm, largest 102mm, average 71mm, most commonly 66mm. All SL.
Species There are 11 "species" in the database
Keepers 6 species (54%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Centromochlus orca (29.82%)
2. Centromochlus musaicus (29.82%)
3. Centromochlus schultzi (28.07%)
4. Centromochlus macracanthus (7.02%)
5. Centromochlus heckelii (3.51%)
6. Centromochlus sp. (1) (1.75%)
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