Panaque nigrolineatus (Peters, 1877)
Royal panaque
Panaque nigrolineatus
photo by Schraml, E.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Ancistrinae
Max. size:  43 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.5 - 7.5; dH range: 2 - 15
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco and southern middle and lower Amazon River tributaries.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Aquarium keeping: feeds on plants and roots; minimum aquarium size 120 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.10.08
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 14.02.95

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