|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trachelyopterus coriaceus Valenciennes, 1840|
|Type Locality||Cayenne, French Guiana.|
|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||140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Can easily be distinguished from other species of Trachelyopterus because of the lack of an adipose fin.|
|Distribution||South America: coastal rivers of the Guianas and Brazil. Also known from the Amazon River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, Coastal Rivers of Brazil (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||6.5 - 7.8|
|Temperature||22.0-27.0°C or 71.6-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Other Parameters||dH 15.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15, pp 220, Pl. 438.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 29 02:38 (species record created: 2005 Oct 23 00:00)|