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Scientific Name Andeancistrus platycephalus  (Boulenger, 1898)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Bomboiza, upper Amazon River basin, eastern Ecuador.
Synonym(s) Chaetostomus platycephalus, Hemiancistrus platycephalus
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Size 145mm or 5.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Zamora River basin in the upper Marañon River drainage.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Upper Marañón, Santiago, Zamora (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia ed Anatomia Comparata della R. Università di Torino v. 13 (no. 329), pp 12.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 13:10 (species record created: 2007 Apr 14 09:54)