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Scientific Name Tetranematichthys quadrifilis  (Kner, 1858)
Common Names Shoe Head Catfish
Driftwood Catfish
Type Locality Rio Guaporé, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Ageneiosus quadrifilis
Etymology Tetranematichthys: From the Greek tetra, meaning four, nema, meaning filament, and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the number of barbels. 
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Size 160mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazonas and Orinoco basins
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wienv. 26 (s. 373) - pp442 [72] - Pl. 9 (fig. 29)
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Last Update 2013 Jul 19 18:14 (species record created: 2002 Nov 11 00:00)