All FishesLoricariidaeHypostominaeSpectracanthicus

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Scientific Name Spectracanthicus cf. immaculatus   
Common Name L197
Etymology Genus: Latin, spectrum = look, apparition + Greek, akantha = thorn. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Spectracanthicus can be separated from all other loricariids except some Baryancistrus, Parancistrus and an undescribed Hemiancistrus by the presence of the dorsal-fin membrane contacting the adipose-fin spine. It can be separated from Baryancistrus and the Hemiancistrus by having fewer teeth (less than 25 vs. greater than 25) and from Parancistrus by having restricted gill openings.
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Distribution
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Pará (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2017 May 15 22:31 (species record created: 2006 Dec 26 06:40)