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Scientific Name Chasmocranus surinamensis  (Bleeker, 1862)
Common Name
Type Locality Suriname [ Suriname River].
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 123mm or 4.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Suriname River basin, Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Suriname (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeling Natuurkunde. v. 14, pp387.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:50 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 16:39)