|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Centromochlus romani (Mees, 1988)|
|Common Names||Roman's Woodcat
|Type Locality||Río Guarapiche, affluent of R. San Juan, near Monagas, Venezuela.|
|Pronunciation||cent row MOCK luss|
|Etymology||Centromochlus: From the Greek kenteo, meaning sting and mochlos, meaning lever or crowbar; in reference to the long spines.|
- CotM 2010 January
|Size||31mm or 1.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||San Juan River basin.
Venezuela Caribbean Waters, San Juan (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show species within this range)|
|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.|
|Breeding||See Catfish of the Month article, January 2010.|
|Breeding Reports||There is but a single breeding report, read it here.|
|References||Proc. K. Ned. Akad. Wet. (Ser. C Biol. Med. Sci.) v. 91 (no. 4) 412 Figs. 3-4|
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|Last Update||2013 Jul 19 17:48 (species record created: 2003 Jan 18 00:00)|