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  • Baryancistrus longipinnis
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Scientific Name Baryancistrus longipinnis  (Kindle, 1895)
Common Name
Type Locality Troceira on Rio Tocantins, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hemiancistrus longipinnis, Parancistrus longipinnis
Pronunciation bah ree ann siss truss
Etymology Greek, barys = heavy + Greek, agkistron = hook - Essentially "Heavy Ancistrus". The specific epithet means "long fins".
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Size 180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Tocantins River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. v. 7 [for 1894] 255
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Last Update 2007 Jul 24 15:03 (species record created: 2007 May 29 16:53)