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Re: Pelochelys cantori


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Posted by EricO on March 05, 2002 at 08:52:55:

In Reply to: Pelochelys Citronii posted by Tom Schultz on March 04, 2002 at 22:30:04:

The common Pelochelys that is most frequently imported has been reclassified as Pelochelys cantori. Pelochelys bibroni is now applied to a more colorfully marked rarer species with a much more limited range. No, I have never heard of Pelochelys showing any interest in vegetble mater. They tend to be "ambush" fish predators and strike like a Mata Mata while concealed in sand.


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