Sturisomatichthys aureus (Steindachner, 1900)
Sturisomatichthys aureus
photo by Seidel, I.

 Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Loricariinae
 Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
 Distribution:  South America: Magdalena, San Jorge and Cesar River basins.
 Biology:  Aquarium keeping: feeds on plants and roots; minimum aquarium size 120 cm (Ref. 51539).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 09.12.98
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.07.16

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