Bunocephalus amaurus Eigenmann, 1912
Camouflaged catfish

Family:  Aspredinidae (Banjo catfishes), subfamily: Aspredininae
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: coastal rivers between the Orinoco and Amazon mouths.
Biology:  Frequently occurs in creeks where it plays the role of a typical bottom cleaner, possessing a broad food spectrum (Ref. 27188). Maximum length reported to reach 15 cm SL (Ref. 27188).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 September 2020 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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