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Ninin Heckel discus

Ninin Heckel discus

Green Tefé discus

Green Tefé discus

Red pigeon blood discus

Red pigeon blood discus

Blue diamond discus

Blue diamond discus

Splash tetra

Splash tetra

Biotoecus opercularis

Biotoecus opercularis

Redbreast acara

Redbreast acara

Xingú Krobia-cichlid

Xingú Krobia-cichlid

Bolivian ram

Bolivian ram

Gold nugget Pleco

Gold nugget Pleco

Blue spot bristlenose pleco

Blue spot bristlenose pleco

Chameleon Whiptail

Chameleon Whiptail

Blue spot bristlenose pleco

Blue spot bristlenose pleco

Facts

LatinSpectracanthicus punctatissimus
Size12 cm
FoodCoatings on rocks and roots .
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationEndemic to Xingú River in Brazil.
Map

New species

The blue spot bristlenose pleco has not yet been classified scientifically. It was found in the Rio Xingú, which is home to large numbers of interesting plecos – many of which have yet to be discovered.


Poison Frog

African river

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi