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Scientific Name Hemiancistrus hammarlundi  Rendahl, 1937
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Type Locality Río Clementina system, northwest of Babahoyo, Los Rios, Ecuador.
Etymology Greek, hemi = the half. While the Greek, agkistron = hook, is thought to be the root of the term ancistrus, hemiancistrus can be taken to mean that these species have a part (not exactly HALF) of the features of the genus Ancistrus, but not ALL of the features. 
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Size 74mm or 2.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Guayas River basin, Ecuador.
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers, Guayas (Ecuador) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Arkiv för Zoologi v. 29 (häfte 3) A (no. 11)
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Last Update 2013 Jan 14 06:40 (species record created: 2013 Jan 13 16:38)