|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Centromochlus macracanthus Soares-Porto, 2000|
|Type Locality||São Pedro, Río Negro, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|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||71mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Upper Negro River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 11 (no. 3)|
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|Last Update||2012 Jan 21 13:24 (species record created: 2012 Jan 19 13:16)|