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Scientific Name Wertheimeria maculata  Steindachner, 1877
Common Name Snoring Catfish
Type Locality Rio Jequitinhonha, southeastern Brazil.
Pronunciation Verr thigh MEER ee ah. - MAK you lah ta.
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Jequitinhonha and Pardo rivers, Brazil.
Minas Gerais State Rivers, Pardo (Minas Gerais) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Minas Gerais State Rivers, Jequitinhonha (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 74 (1. Abth.), pp 660 [102], Pl. 10.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:27 (species record created: 2011 Jul 13 13:09)