|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Peckoltia greedoi Armbruster, Werneke & Tan, 2015|
|Type Locality||Pará, río Gurupi on BR 316 at border of Pará and Maranhão, -01.8003°, -046.3167°, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah - gree-do-eye.|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon. Named for Greedo of Rodia, a bounty hunter killed by Han Solo in Chalmun’s Mos Eisley spaceport cantina in the movie “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope” (Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Fox, 1977) with whom this species shares a remarkable resemblance.|
|Size||78mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadorned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.|
|Distribution||Known only from the type locality in the rio Gurupi drainage of Brazil.
Maranhão waters, Gurupi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Furniture||Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital.|
|Suggested Tankmates||A medium sized pleco that can be combined with a very wide array of tankmates due to its unfussy nature. Perfectly safe with small fishes and shrimp or robust enough to withstand the attention of all but the largest cichlids.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||ZooKeys No. 480, pp 107, Fig. 4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 27 04:17 (species record created: 2015 Feb 02 13:59)|