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Scientific Name Bunocephalus colombianus  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name Banjo Catfish
Type Locality Boca de Raspadura, Colombia.
Pronunciation boon oh SEFF ah luss
Etymology Bunocephalus: From the Greek bounos, meaning hill and kephale, meaning head; in reference to the bumps on the head of the fish, which is particularly marked in some species. 
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Size 130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Atrato and Magdalena River basins.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Atrato (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ind. Univ. StudiesNo. 16 [sic No. 8] - pp10
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Last Update 2004 Jul 10 00:00 (species record created: 2004 Jul 10 00:00)