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Candiru

The Candiru, also known as toothpick fish or vampire fish, are a number of genera of parasitic freshwater catfish in the family Trichomycteridae; which are native to the Amazon Basin. Some candiru species have been known to grow upwards of 40 centimetres (16┬áin) in length, but most are considerably smaller. […]

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Posted by Mr.Parasitologist - June 2, 2013 at 2:39 pm

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