|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Peckoltia pankimpuju Lujan & Chamon, 2008|
|Common Names||L350, Coal Pleco
|Type Locality||Río Marañon, Pongo de Manseriche above Borjam 35.5 kilometers northeast of Juan Velasco (Santa Maria de Nieva), 4°27'38''S, 77°34'53''W, Departamento Amazonas, Peru.|
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah - Pan Kim poo hoo.|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.|
|Size||400mm or 15.7" 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||Rio Huallaga, Peru
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Huallaga (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|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.|
|References||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 19: 271–282|
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|Last Update||2015 Mar 22 07:53 (species record created: 2001 Dec 01 00:00)|