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|Scientific Name||Peckoltia furcata (Fowler, 1940)|
|Type Locality||Ucayali River basin, Contamana, Peru.|
|Pronunciation||peck OLE tea ah|
|Etymology||Peckoltia: named after Gustavo Peckolt, member of the Natural History Commission of Rondon.|
|Size||154mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males have odontodes on back of the body and on pectoral fins.|
|General Remarks||The placement in Peckoltia is not entirely clear, and it may belong in Hemiancistrus.|
|Distribution||Known from the upper Río Amazon, Río Marañon, and Río Ucayali of Ecuador and Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (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||Zootaxa 1822: 1–76 (2008)|
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|Last Update||2010 Oct 29 13:02 (species record created: 2010 Sep 15 13:17)|