Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus (Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus
photo by Bentinho, A.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypostominae
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; pH range: 6.19999980926514 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 25
Distribution:  South America: São Francisco River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 29.05.98
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.11.01
Checked by: Weber, Claude - 06.11.01

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