Ancistrus formoso Sabino & Trajano, 1997
Ancistrus formoso
photo by Sazima, I.

 Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Ancistrinae
 Max. size:  7.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  South America: Buraco do Ducho Cave in Formoso phreatic system, Brazil.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Cave-restricted species.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 02.10.98
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.08.08

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