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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus teaguei  (Devincenzi, 1942)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Queguay of Río Uruguay, Paysandú, Uruguay.
Etymology Trachelyopterus: From the Greek, trachelos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; 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 196mm or 7.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Queguay River basin in lower Uruguay River drainage to Argentina.
La Plata, Uruguay, Lower Uruguay, Queguay (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 Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Montevideo (Serie 2) v. 5 (no. 4), pp 37, Pl. 7 (figs. 1-2).
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 23:04 (species record created: 2016 May 02 09:30)