Cat-eLog Right Arrow Auchenipteridae Right Arrow Centromochlinae Right Arrow Centromochlus

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Scientific Name Centromochlus megalops  Kner, 1858
Common Name
Type Locality Bogota, 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. 
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Distribution Colombia.
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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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373)
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Last Update 2012 Jan 27 12:05 (species record created: 2012 Jan 19 13:16)