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Barcode data: Bunocephalus coracoideus
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bunocephalus coracoideus
Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Bunocephalus coracoideus, the guitarrito, is a species of banjo catfish found in the Amazon River basin. It occurs in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Uruguay where it is found in ponds and creeks that contain a large quantity of plant debris. It is quite popular in the aquarium trade. Both male and female reaches a length of 12.0 cm.They are generally very peaceful, however it is a predatory to small fish, such as young fry.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Bunocephalus coracoideus" in FishBase. December 2011 version.
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