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Apistoloricaria ommation Nijssen & Isbrücker 1988

Image contributors to this species:

Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (3) Graham Carr (1) Haakon Haagensen (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus  

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  Search ispecies   
 

Relevant Information:

Smaller relation to the Planiloricaria genera. There is four species in this genus, A. condei, A. laani, A. listrorhinos and A. ommation. Aquarium Care: Relatively easy to keep providing a fine sand substrate. Diet: Not fussy and will eat most prepared aquarium foods such as tablet, frozen and live foods.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Loricariidae ycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Upper Amazon River drainage, lower Marañón River, Peru. Type locality: Pérou, Dept. Loreto, environs d’Iquitos, Rio Amazonas (Maranon) entre l’île Iquitos et l’île Lapuna, près du rivage de l’île Lapuna.

Size:

10.0cm. (4ins)

Temp:

24-27°c (75-81°f.)

p.H.

6.5-7.2.

Reference:

Evers, H.-G. & I.Seidel: Mergus, Baensch Catfish Atlas Volume 1, 1st English edn., 2005. Pp.944.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2014.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 11/2014 )

 

 

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