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Scientific Name Guyanancistrus brevispinis  (Heitmans, Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983)
Common Names L041, Fourgassie-Guyanancistrus (Germany)
Type Locality Fallawatra R., rapid 5 km southwest of Stondansie Fall, Nickerie dist., Suriname.
Synonym(s) Lasiancistrus brevispinis, Pseudancistrus brevispinis
Pronunciation guy AN an siss truss
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Size 142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The most ubiquitous, frequently occurring and abundant species of this genus. Occurs in all kinds of streams where the substrate is rocky and the water is flowing.
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Distribution South America: Atlantic coastal drainages of the Guianas, from Nickerie to Oyapock River basins.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (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 Bijdr. Dierkd. v. 53 (no. 1) 38 Figs. 4-7
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Last Update 2007 Mar 20 15:25 (species record created: 2005 Feb 11 00:00)