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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 115mm or 4.5" 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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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Indiana University Studies No. 16 [sic No. 8], pp 10.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 05 13:55 (species record created: 2004 Jul 10 00:00)