|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Centromochlus altae Fowler, 1945|
|Common Name||Honeycomb Tatia|
|Type Locality||Río Caquetá drainage, Morelia, Colombia|
|Pronunciation||cent row MOCK luss|
|Etymology||Centromochlus: From the Greek kenteo, meaning sting and mochlos, meaning lever or crowbar; in reference to the long spines.|
|Size||35mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Rio Caquetá basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Caquetá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Log in to view species occurence data on a map.
|Furniture||As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into. Larger specimens will gregariously take refuge in pipes.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 97|
|Registered Keepers||Keeping this species? Why not .
There are 5 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
|Wishlists||Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There are 2 wishes to keep this species, see who wants what.
|Spotters||Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
|More on Centromochlus altae|
|Look up Centromochlus altae on AquaticRepublic.com|
|BBCode||(use in forum posts)|
|Look up Centromochlus altae on Fishbase|
|Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.|
|Last Update||2008 Apr 28 09:07 (species record created: 2003 Aug 24 00:00)|