|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Centromochlus reticulatus (Mees, 1974)|
|Common Name||Driftwood Catfish|
|Type Locality||Karanambo, Rupununi, Guyana.|
|Pronunciation||cent row MOCK luss|
|Etymology||Centromochlus: From the Greek kenteo, meaning sting and mochlos, meaning lever or crowbar; in reference to the long spines. The specific epithet is in reference to the reticulated body patterning.|
|Size||27mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Rupununi River: Guyana
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Furniture||As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into. Larger specimens will gregariously take refuge in pipes.|
|Breeding Reports||There are 3 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|References||Zool. Verh. (Leiden) No. 132 90 Fig. 25|
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|Last Update||2012 Feb 13 02:10 (species record created: 2002 Jun 05 00:00)|