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Ancistrus temminckii

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Actinopterygii
Family  Loricariidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Siluriformes
Genus  Ancistrus
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Similar  Ancistrus cirrhosus, Ancistrus ranunculus, Three‑ray bristlenose catfish, Ancistrus hoplogenys, Acanthicus hystrix

Ancistrus temminckii valenciennes in cuvier valenciennes 1840

Ancistrus temminckii is a species of armoured suckermouth catfish in the family Loricariidae of order Siluriformes. It is found in Suriname in the Saramacca River, Suriname River and Maroni River basins. Males grow to about 10 centimetres (3.9 in) excluding tail. As with some other species of Ancistrus, it is sometimes kept as an aquarium fish, although it is often difficult to identify the specific species of Ancistrus kept in a given aquarium.


Bristlenose catfish ancistrus temminckii


Ancistrus temminckii Wikipedia

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