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Scientific Name Leptoancistrus cordobensis  Dahl, 1964
Common Name
Type Locality Río Uré of the upper San Jorge in tributaries of Río Sinú, Colombia.
Etymology Leptoancistrus: Greek, leptos = thin + Greek, agkistron = hook 
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Size 37mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The genus Leptoancistrus is characterized by having one or more very long cheek odontodes, and lacking adipose and anal fins.
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Distribution South America: Upper Sinú River basin, and upper San Jorge River basin in Magdalena River drainage, Colombia.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Sinú (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena, San Jorge (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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Reference El "Bocachico" contribución al estudio de su biología y de su ambiente, pp 32, Unnum. pl.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 07 02:02 (species record created: 2010 Jul 08 09:06)