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Scientific Name Bunocephalus hertzi  Esguícero, Castro & Pereira, 2020
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Pardo, Rio Mogi-Guaçú, near the Estação Ecológica de Jataí, upper Rio Paraná, Luis Antônio Municipality, São Paulo State, Brazil, 21°36'44"S, 47°49'09"W.
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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Distribution
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Pardo, Mogi Guaçu (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 Zootaxa 4742 (no. 1), pp 110, Figs. 2A, 4.
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Last Update 2020 Jun 20 23:55 (species record created: 2020 Feb 20 07:32)