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Jump to next section Summary of Bunocephalus
Pronouncedboon oh SEFF ah luss
EtymologyBunocephalus: 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.
SizeSmallest 37mm, largest 150mm, average 93mm, most commonly 150mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 13 "species" in the database
Keepers6 species (46%) are being kept by registered keepers
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Bunocephalus coracoideus (84.79%)
2. Bunocephalus colombianus (7.37%)
3. Bunocephalus verrucosus (5.07%)
4. Bunocephalus amaurus (1.84%)
5. Bunocephalus larai (0.46%)
6. Bunocephalus doriae (0.46%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Bunocephalus species