Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Chasmocranus

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Scientific Name Chasmocranus brachynemus  Gomes & Schubart, 1958
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Type Locality Rio Mogi Guaçu, Cachoeira de Emas, Piraçununga, São Paulo, Brazil.
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 131mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Mogi Guaçu River basin in upper Paraná River drainage, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Pardo, Mogi Guaçu (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Revista Brasileira de Biologia v. 18 (no. 4), pp413, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 11 16:31 (species record created: 2013 Feb 03 23:56)