Pterygoplichthys punctatus (Kner, 1854)
Corroncho
Pterygoplichthys punctatus
photo by James, A.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypostominae
Max. size:  28.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  South America: Madeira, Purus, Jurua and MaraƱon River basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.06.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.03.08
Checked by: Weber, Claude - 30.10.01

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