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Down arrow 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.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Size Smallest 140mm, largest 280mm, average 195mm, most commonly 200mm. All SL.
Species There are 19 "species" in the database
Keepers 8 species (42%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Trachelyopterus fisheri (37.1%)
2. Trachelyopterus galeatus (33.87%)
3. Trachelyopterus albicrux (11.29%)
4. Trachelyopterus ceratophysus (6.45%)
5. Trachelyopterus insignis (4.84%)
6. Trachelyopterus coriaceus (3.23%)
7. Trachelyopterus teaguei (1.61%)
8. Trachelyopterus sp. (1) (1.61%)
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