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|Scientific Name||Scobinancistrus raonii|
|Common Names||L082, Opal Spot Pleco |
Opalplettet Sugemalle (Denmark), Polka-dot Cigar Pleco
|Etymology||(Latin)Scobis=Sawdust + (Greek)agkistron=hook.|
|Size||220mm or 8.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males grow larger than females. Males develop a more ''bristled'' appearance that, in certain light, can shine from the light being reflected off the fish. The leading edge of the leading pectoral fin ray also becomes slightly spiny in mature males. Head shape, when view from above is blockier in males and more triangular in females. Females are wider across the midriff.|
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Feeding||Reportedly a good algae-eater. User data.|
|Breeding||Has been bred in captivity, but details not very clear, and it is not a common occurrence. Spawning and brood care typical, male guards the eggs in a cave.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Registered Keepers||There is but a single registered keeper, view all "my fish" data.|
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|Last Update||2023 Oct 30 07:17 (species record created: 2001 Apr 29 00:00)|