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Mesonauta surinamensis
Synonym for Polycentrus schomburgkii Müller & Troschel, 1849

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junior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Name not explained by Günther; probably from the Greek 'mesos' meaning middle or average, and 'nautes' for sailo (alternatively from Latin 'nauta' or sailor; the name perhaps refers to he position of dorsal fin origin posterior to the pelvic fin which was the author's principal diagnostic character.
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