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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Cordylancistrus nephelion Provenzano & Milan, 2006|
|Type Locality||Mesia River, tributary of Guare River, near village Corocito, about 10°12'N, 67°05'W, Tuy River system, Caribbean Sea basin, Venezuela.|
|Etymology||(Greek)Kordyle = Club, swelling + (Greek) agkistron = hook, referring to its wide head. The name of the species is taken from the Greek word nephelion, meaning cloud-like spots, in reference to the colour pattern of the species.|
|Size||129mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Tuy River basin in Venezuela.
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 1116, pp 31, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 12 23:13 (species record created: 2012 Jan 14 11:48)|