Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Chasmocranus

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Scientific Name Chasmocranus rosae  Eigenmann, 1922
Common Name
Type Locality Río Negro at Villavicencio, Orinoco River system, Colombia.
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 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Meta River basin, Colombia.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Meta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 9 (no. 1), pp220, Pl. 1 (fig. 4).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 12:38 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 16:39)