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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Spectracanthicus sp. (L315)|
|Etymology||Genus: Latin, spectrum = look, apparition + Greek, akantha = thorn.|
|Size||100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Spectracanthicus can be separated from all other loricariids except some Baryancistrus, Parancistrus and an undescribed Hemiancistrus by the presence of the dorsal-fin membrane contacting the adipose-fin spine. It can be separated from Baryancistrus and the Hemiancistrus by having fewer teeth (less than 25 vs. greater than 25) and from Parancistrus by having restricted gill openings.|
|Distribution||Rio Xingu at Altamira|
|Temperature||25.0-30.0°C or 77-86°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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There is no record of this fish being seen.
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|Last Update||2017 May 15 22:41 (species record created: 2006 Feb 27 00:00)|