|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Baryancistrus sp. (L003) , 1988|
|Common Names||L003, Kieser Pleco|
|Type Locality||Brazil: Rio Tocantins at Cameta|
|Pronunciation||bah ree ann siss truss|
|Etymology||Greek, barys = heavy + Greek, agkistron = hook - Essentially "Heavy Ancistrus".|
|Size||250mm or 9.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Clearly ancistrine, males of this species exhibit strong odontodal growth on the last 3rd of its leading pectoral fin rays. Often labelled as Panaque species, this mid sized species puts the author more in mind of Baryancistrus niveatus (=L026). Normally dark grey with white spots although an all white colour variant (xanthorist) has been imported.|
|Distribution||South America: Brazil: Rio Tocantins
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||DATZ 12/1988, p 556-558.
Aqualog matches DATZ. Aqualog labels the xanthorist variant L003a.
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|Last Update||2014 May 21 08:56 (species record created: 2002 Aug 21 00:00)|