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Down arrow 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 251mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 21 "species" in the database
Keepers 14 species (66%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Baryancistrus xanthellus (42.68%)
2. Baryancistrus demantoides (20.79%)
3. Baryancistrus beggini (13.69%)
4. Baryancistrus sp. (L142) (11.42%)
5. Baryancistrus chrysolomus (9.3%)
6. Baryancistrus sp. (L115) (0.66%)
7. Baryancistrus niveatus (0.51%)
8. Baryancistrus sp. (L019) (0.29%)
9. Baryancistrus cf. niveatus (0.15%)
10. Baryancistrus sp. (L003) (0.15%)
11. Baryancistrus hadrostomus (0.15%)
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