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Scientific Name Trachelyopterus ceratophysus  (Kner, 1858)
Common Name
Type Locality Mato Grosso, Rio Guaporé, Rio Branco, and Rio Negro, Brazil.
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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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 26 (s. 373), pp 427 [57], Pl. 7 (fig. 23).
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 12:55 (species record created: 2007 Mar 11 09:12)