All Fishes Loricariidae Hypostominae Cordylancistrus

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Scientific Name Cordylancistrus perijae  Pérez & Provenzano, 1996
Common Name
Type Locality Caño Colorado, 100 meters from dam site, tributary of Palmar River, about 10°37'12''N, 72°25'34''W, Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.
Etymology (Greek)Kordyle = Club, swelling + (Greek) agkistron = hook, referring to its wide head. 
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Size 127mm or 5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Palmar and Socuy River basins in the Lake Maracaibo drainage, Venezuela.
Lake Maracaibo, Socuy (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Lake Maracaibo, Palmar (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment v. 31 (no. 1), pp 27, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 12 23:12 (species record created: 2012 Jan 14 11:48)