Panaque nigrolineatus (Peters, 1877)
Royal panaque
Panaque nigrolineatus
photo by Schraml, E.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypostominae
Max. size:  43 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7.5; dH range: 2 - 15
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco and southern middle and lower Amazon River tributaries.
Biology:  Aquarium keeping: feeds on plants and roots; minimum aquarium size 120 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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