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Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Loricariinae Right Arrow Aposturisoma

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Scientific Name Aposturisoma myriodon  Isbrücker, Britski, Nijssen & Ortega, 1983
Common Name(s)
Type Locality Río Aguaytia basin, Río Huacamayo, about 9°S, 75°29'W, Dept. Ucayali, Province Coronel Portillo, Peru.
Pronunciation ah poe STOO ree stow mah
Etymology (Greek) Apo=outside + (German) sturio=sturgeon + (Greek) soma=body 
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Size 200mm (7.9") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River drainage, Aguaytia River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Upper Ucayali, Aguaytia (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Temperature 24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show others within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
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References Rev. Fr. Aquariol.v. 10 (no. 2) - pp35 - Figs. 3-6
Registered Keepers None.
Breeding Reports None.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 13 11:46 (species record created: 2003 Nov 09 00:00)


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