|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Baryancistrus sp. (L115)|
|Common Names||L115, Mega Snowball Pleco
|Pronunciation||bah ree ann siss truss|
|Etymology||Greek, barys = heavy + Greek, agkistron = hook - Essentially "Heavy Ancistrus".|
|Size||200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The beautiful large spots of the juvenile shrink as the fish reaches adulthood. The inky black colouration remains constant although the fish will lighten when stressed.|
|Distribution||Brazil: Pará State: Rio Trombetas (Cachoeira Porteira)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas, Lower Trombetas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||DATZ 10/1992 pp619-620.|
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|Last Update||2006 Sep 02 05:06 (species record created: 2002 Jun 29 00:00)|