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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chaetostoma daidalmatos Salcedo, 2006|
|Type Locality||Tingo María, Río Huallaga, 9°18'S, 76°00'W, Province Leoncio Prado, Depto. Huánuco, Peru.|
|Pronunciation||KATE oh STOW mah|
|Etymology||Greek, chaite = hair + Greek, stoma = mouth.|
|Size||154mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Chaetostoma is not straightforward to identify, but as a general rule, the species has spines behind the gill-cover (interopercular odontodes), no plates on the abdomen, and aside from C. platyrhynchus also lack plates on the snout edge. Different from Ancistrus by not having fleshy tentacles on the snout.|
|Sexing||The males have however a larger and broader head, slimmer ventral sides and disproportionately large pelvic fins. Perhaps the over-sized pelvic fins play a large role in the fertilization of the eggs. By inverting these over the clutch of eggs, they prevent the sperm cells being carried away by fast water current.|
|Distribution||South America: Huallaga River in Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Huallaga (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.|
|Furniture||Well rounded stones stacked to replicate a river bottom and provide caves.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 17 (no. 3), pp 208, Figs. 1-2, 3a.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:10 (species record created: 2009 Apr 21 07:25)|