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Scientific Name Ancistomus snethlageae  (Steindachner, 1911)
Common Names L141, Ghost Pleco
L215, Spøgelsessugemalle (Denmark), Tapajós-Ancistomus (Germany)
Type Locality Rio Tapajós near Villa Braga and Goyana, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Ancistrus snethlageae, Lasiancistrus snethlageae, Peckoltia snethlageae
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Size 140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification L141 is the same as L215. L161 is perhaps the same species but comes from the Rio Xingú. There only appears to be one difference. L161 has a yellow margin of the caudal fin, L141 / L215 have a bluish white or white margin.
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Distribution Rio Tapajós
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 23.0-27.0°C or 73.4-80.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 48 (no. 15) (for 22 June 1911), pp 328.
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Last Update 2021 Mar 03 23:05 (species record created: 2001 Nov 15 00:00)