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Jump to next section Summary of Leptoancistrus
Etymology Leptoancistrus: Greek, leptos = thin + Greek, agkistron = hook
Identification The genus Leptoancistrus is characterized by having one or more very long cheek odontodes, and lacking adipose and anal fins.
Size Smallest 37mm, largest 76mm, average 56mm, most commonly 37mm. All SL.
Species There are 3 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
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