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Scientific Name Scobinancistrus sp. (L362)   
Common Name L362
Etymology (Latin)Scobis=Sawdust + (Greek)agkistron=hook. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males in good condition have odontodes on rear part of the body and pectoral fins.
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Distribution Rio Jamanxim
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Jamanxim (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding Sinking pellets and frozen bloodworm are ideal although all prepared foods that reach the bottom are accepted. Larger individuals will tackle whole king prawns and mussels with relish. Will eat garden snails and the first breeder of this genus feed their fishes meat and veg in the form of pumpkin. An omnivore that will eat most things and shares with the wood-eating plecos the unusual habit of eating the skin of vegetables before the flesh.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2010 Feb 14 05:00 (species record created: 2006 Jul 29 00:00)