Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha

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Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha

Scientific Name: Dekeyseria scaphirhyncha Common Name(s): L151, Flat Head Pleco L216

Species Card

Size: 200mm (7.9')

Identification: Individuals are able to change colour to suit surroundings or mood. This ranges from a dark grey / black, through dark brown to light grey. Sexing: Mature males have substantial odontodes both on the thick pectoral ray and the posterior part of the body. The male also have a broader head than the female.

Habitat

Breeding:

Unreported.

Locality: Barra do Rio Negro, Manaus, Brazil.

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