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  • Trachelyopterichthys anduzei
  • Trachelyopterichthys anduzei
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Scientific Name Trachelyopterichthys anduzei  Ferraris & Fernandez, 1987
Common Name Woodcat
Type Locality Laguna de Carida at the mouth of Caño Carida, Río Orinoco, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela.
Pronunciation track ellie OP terr ICK thiss
Etymology Trachelyopterichthys: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck, pteron, meaning fin and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region. 
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Size 140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Orinoco River basin
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. v. 100 (no. 2) 257 Fig. 1
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Last Update 2011 Jan 27 07:44 (species record created: 2007 Jan 28 15:47)