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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus amblops  (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)
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Type Locality Río Tuyra, Marriganti, Panama.
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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Panama Pacific Rivers, Tuira (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Reference Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 10 (no. 8), pp 77.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 30 05:59 (species record created: 2019 Aug 29 22:27)