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Scientific Name Ancistomus spinosissimus  Cardoso & Lucinda, 2003
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Type Locality Rio Maranhão, near mouth of the rio Tocantinzinho, border of Niquelândia and Campinaçu, 13°5'25''S, 48°19'08''W, Goiás State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hemiancistrus spinosissimus
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Size 127mm or 5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Middle and upper Tocantins River and its tributaries, lower Amazon River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Middle Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 14 (no. 1), pp79, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2015 Feb 03 14:20 (species record created: 2013 Jan 13 19:56)