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Scientific Name Cephalosilurus nigricaudus  (Mees, 1974)
Common Names Jelly Catfish
Schwarz Gebänderter Froschmaulwels (Germany)
Type Locality Sipaliwini, Suriname.
Synonym(s) Pseudopimelodus nigricauda, Pseudopimelodus nigricaudus
Article Link - Shane's World Catfishology On Cephalosilurus nigricaudus and C. apurensis
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks See also Ros, Wolfgang (2008): Cephalosilurus nigricaudus und seine Abgrenzung zu Cephalosilurus apurensis, "Aquaristik Fachmaganzin & Aquarium heute" (AF) 40 (1), Nr. 199, 34-36.
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Distribution South America: Sipaliwini River basin, Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Corintijns, Sipaliwini (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 218, Figs. 37d, 38d; Pls. 11-12.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 03 09:52 (species record created: 2007 Jun 25 20:54)