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Scientific Name Chasmocranus brevior  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Warratuk, Guyana.
Pronunciation chaz moe kran uss
Etymology Chasmocranus: Greek, chanos, -eos, ous, and chasma, -atos = abyss, mouth opened, inmensity + Greek, kranion = skull. 
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Size 79mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Mana and Marowijne/Maroni river basins, and Potaro River.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 162, Pl. 15 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 11 02:12 (species record created: 2013 Feb 03 23:56)