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Down arrow Summary of Pterobunocephalus
Pronounced terr oh BOON oh SEFF ah luss
Etymology Pterobunocephalus: From the Greek pteron, meaning fin, and bunocephalus; in reference to the long anal fin.
Identification Smaller then Bunocephalus species and can most readily be distinguished from that genus by the number of anal fin rays (11-20 in Pterobunocephalus vs. 5-10 in Bunocephalus).
Size Smallest 67mm, largest 89mm, average 78mm, most commonly 67mm. All SL.
Species There are 2 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Pterobunocephalus dolichurus (64.29%)
2. Pterobunocephalus depressus (35.71%)
 
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Pterobunocephalus species
 

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