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Scientific NameTrachelyopterus ceratophysus  Kner, 1858
Common Name
Type LocalityMato Grosso, Rio Guaporé, Rio Branco, and Rio Negro, Brazil.
EtymologyTrachelyopterus: 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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ReferencesSitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373), pp 427 [57], Pl. 7 (fig. 23).
Registered Keepers(1) amiidae, (2) The.Dark.One, (3) kruseman, (4) rob rensen.

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Last Update2018 Feb 26 13:46 (species record created: 2007 Mar 11 09:12)