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Jump to next section Summary of Baryancistrus
Pronounced bah ree ann siss truss
Etymology Greek, barys = heavy + Greek, agkistron = hook - Essentially "Heavy Ancistrus".
Size Smallest 81mm, largest 400mm, average 250mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 22 "species" in the database
Keepers 14 species (63%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
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1. Baryancistrus xanthellus (33.2%)
2. Baryancistrus demantoides (20.33%)
3. Baryancistrus beggini (13.5%)
4. Baryancistrus sp. (L142) (11.46%)
5. Baryancistrus sp. (L081) (9.81%)
6. Baryancistrus chrysolomus (9.58%)
7. Baryancistrus sp. (L115) (0.63%)
8. Baryancistrus niveatus (0.47%)
9. Baryancistrus sp. (L019) (0.31%)
10. Baryancistrus hadrostomus (0.24%)
11. Baryancistrus cf. niveatus (0.16%)

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