|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hemiancistrus medians (Kner, 1854)|
|Type Locality||No locality [= Suriname].|
|Etymology||Greek, hemi = the half. While the Greek, agkistron = hook, is thought to be the root of the term ancistrus, hemiancistrus can be taken to mean that these species have a part (not exactly HALF) of the features of the genus Ancistrus, but not ALL of the features.|
|Size||340mm or 13.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Maroni River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Furniture||Lives among rocks in fast, deep water.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien v. 7 (256) 281 [6, 31]|
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|Last Update||2005 Jul 18 00:00 (species record created: 2003 Dec 19 00:00)|