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Scientific Name Bunocephalus chamaizelus  Eigenmann, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Erukin, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Dysichthys chamaizelus
Pronunciation boon oh SEFF ah luss
Etymology Bunocephalus: From the Greek bounos, meaning hill and kephale, meaning head; in reference to the bumps on the head of the fish, which is particularly marked in some species. 
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Size 37mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Essequibo River basin.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 5 (no. 1), pp 127, Fig 24; Pl. 2 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2017 Jan 06 01:04 (species record created: 2017 Jan 03 12:11)