|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Scobinancistrus sp. (L368)|
|Common Names||L368, Moon Pleco |
|Etymology||(Latin)Scobis=Sawdust + (Greek)agkistron=hook.|
|Size||350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||By having a good look at its teeth, the number of which is extremely reduced, it is safe to say that this species is a member of the genus Scobinancistrus. The Scobinancistrus species known so far are from the southern clear water tributaries of the Amazon in northeastern Brazil.|
|Sexing||Males in good condition have odontodes on rear part of the body and pectoral fins.|
|Distribution||Rio Tapajos |
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||27.0-30.0°C or 80.6-86°F (Show species within this range)|
|Other Parameters||Undemanding of water parameters.|
|Feeding||Primarily a carnivore, the reduced set of teeth in this fishes mouth don't make much impact on algae etc. Feed chopped mussel, bloodworm and flake food in tablet form.|
|Breeding||Reported. Eggs were found in a very large ceramic spawning cave.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 21 13:18 (species record created: 2001 Apr 29 00:00)|