|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pogonopoma wertheimeri (Steindachner, 1867)|
|Type Locality||Rio Mucuri Dist., Santa Clara, Bahia, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||pog ON oh poma|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pogon=beard + (Greek)op=eye + (Greek)poma=lid, operculum.|
|Size||223mm or 8.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Mucuri and São Mateus River basins. Currently known from three coastal river drainages in southeastern Brazil.
Bahia State Rivers, Mucuri (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Espirito Santo State Rivers, São Mateus (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Other Parameters||Usually found in stretches of river with mid to strong water current and rocky or sandy bottom; although some specimens were collected from a lentic habitat|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien v. 4 (no. 14) 119|
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|Last Update||2006 Jul 30 09:51 (species record created: 2006 Jul 30 09:51)|