|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Baryancistrus chrysolomus Rapp Py-Daniel, Zuanon & de Oliveira, 2011|
|Common Names||L047, Magnum Pleco
Gulrandet Sugemalle (Denmark), Mango Pleco
|Type Locality||Rio Xingu at Furo do Ramiro, 3°15'21"S, 52°05'06"W, Altamira, Pará, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||bah ree ann siss truss|
|Etymology||Greek, barys = heavy + Greek, agkistron = hook - Essentially "Heavy Ancistrus". From the Greek chryso, meaning orange or yellow and loma meaning border, in allusion to the colored band at the border of the dorsal and caudal fins.|
|Size||220mm or 8.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Distinctive fish with broad yellow bands on the dorsal and caudal fins, body is dark olive green or brown, and different from Baryancistrus xanthellus AKA Gold Nugget Pleco that have small or medium yellow spots along with the yellow bands along the edges of dorsal and caudal fins.|
|Distribution||Known from rio Xingu, in the area called Volta Grande do rio Xingu, immediately above Belo Monte falls and below Belo Monte village, and from rio Curuá, rio Iriri, the larger tributary of rio Xingu.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Iriri (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Iriri, Curuá (Iriri) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|pH||6.5 - 7.5|
|Temperature||26.0-29.0°C or 78.8-84.2°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||An omnivorous grazer of biofilm. Shows a fondness for sweet potato and algae wafers. Feed a varied diet to keep this fish healthy, including a large proportion of vegetable matter.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 9 (no. 2), pp 247, Figs. 5-6.|
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|Last Update||2021 Sep 01 14:50 (species record created: 2001 Apr 25 00:00)|