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  • Centromochlus altae
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Scientific Name Centromochlus altae  Fowler, 1945
Common Name Honeycomb Tatia
Type Locality Río Caquetá drainage, Morelia, Colombia
Synonym(s) Tatia altae
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. 
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Size 35mm or 1.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Caquetá basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Caquetá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 97
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Last Update 2008 Apr 28 09:07 (species record created: 2003 Aug 24 00:00)