Peckoltia multispinis

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Peckoltia multispinis

Scientific Name: Peckoltia multispinis Common Name(s): L049, Tocantins-Peckoltia (Germany)

Species Card

Size: 100mm (3.9') Temperature: 23.0-27.0

Identification: The species is relatively unique in that it has the lower lip consisting of short, multibranched fimbriae; however, some P. vittata approach the condition in P. multispinis. Sexing: Males develop small teeth-like odontodes which adorn the leading pectoral fin rays and the back half of the fishes body. Females remain unadourned and have a wider girth across the body most evident when the area just behind the pectoral fins is viewed from above.

Habitat

Breeding:

Cave spawner.

Furniture: Rock piles and wood tangles. Plants are not vital. Locality: Mercado Bl
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