Chaetostoma stannii

Lütken, 1874
Chaetostoma stannii
dedicated Prof. Stannius
Family
 
Subfamily
 
Tribe
Synonyms
Hypostomus stannii
Length (total)
approx.  22 cm
Recommended tank size
150 cm
Temperature
24 - 29 °C
Küstengewässer Venezuela um Puert Cababello; río Aroa, río Tocuyo, río Urama, río Yaracuy, río Crucito (Carabobo)
Venezuela
GPS (Holotype): ˜[10.46976,-68.02986]
Map to Chaetostoma stannii
Type of water
Clear water
Flow
strong
Substrate
rocks
Nutrition (mostly): vegetarian
diatoms (Bacillariophyceae)
Eats plants
not known
Keeping in (small) groups is recommended. Individual keeping is possible.
from genus: Male have a more angular head and the edge of their snout is more thick
from genus: Standard
unknown
 
 
 
present
4 soft rays
14 soft rays
straight
dark stripes/ribbons
fin edging: white 
I / 8 rays
dark patches
dark point at the base of the first dorsal ray
6 soft rays
dark patches
5 soft rays
dark patches
not known
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America" P. 382
Pic. 2: Chaetostoma stannii
Pic. 3: Chaetostoma stannii
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Steindachner, Franz (1882) (PD)
1, 2, 3
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