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Scientific NameBunocephalus aloikae  Hoedeman, 1961
Common Name
Type LocalityLitany River, Aloiké village, French Guiana.
Synonym(s)Bunocephalus amaurus aloikae
Pronunciationboon oh SEFF ah luss
EtymologyBunocephalus: 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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ReferencesBulletin of Aquatic Biology v. 2 (no. 23), pp 130.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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