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Jump to next section Summary of Trachelyopterus
Etymology Trachelyopterus: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region.
Size Smallest 140mm, largest 280mm, average 200mm, most commonly 140mm. All SL.
Species There are 11 "species" in the database
Keepers 8 species (72%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Trachelyopterus fisheri (35.09%)
2. Trachelyopterus galeatus (35.09%)
3. Trachelyopterus albicrux (12.28%)
4. Trachelyopterus ceratophysus (7.02%)
5. Trachelyopterus coriaceus (3.51%)
6. Trachelyopterus insignis (3.51%)
7. Trachelyopterus teaguei (1.75%)
8. Trachelyopterus sp. (1) (1.75%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Trachelyopterus species


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