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Spatuloricaria puganensis (Pearson, 1937)

Image contributors to this species:

Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (3) Nathan Lujan (3)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus  

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information: 

This is a shy species during the day and can be seen out at night searching for food. Provide a sand substrate due to the foraging habits of this fish. Sexual Differences: Adult males can possess impressive odontodes to the cheek area when in breeding condition. Diet: A mixed diet, foods that will find their way to the substrate.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

Loricaria puganensis

Family:

Loricariidae

Distribution:

Peru: Marañon River basin.

Size:

25cm. (10ins)

Temp:

24-28°c (75-83°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.5.

References:

Evers, H.-G. & I.Seidel: Mergus, Baensch Catfish Atlas Volume 1, 1st English edn., 2005. Pp.944
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2011. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version

 

 

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