Peckoltia vittata

The Peckoltia vittata lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 5.0 - 7.5, dH range: 2 - 20 environment.

Peckoltia vittata(8) Male on top clearly showing the body odontodes - Click to enlarge - Male on top clearly showing the body odontodes Peckoltia vittata(9) Male guarding fry - Click to enlarge - Male More

the name Peckoltia vittata is used not only for this species but also for some others, which do not even belong to the genus Peckoltia. L15 counts as identically with Peckoltia vittata, perhaps also L209 and L211 are local morphs. More

Peckoltia Vittata is a cave spawner and does so in captivity. Although many hobbyists have had their fish spawn in community tanks or spawning tanks, there has not been any widespread aquaculture production of this fish. More

the Peckoltia vittata group of Armbruster and Werneke (2005) and P. furcatum, which I still don't know what to do with. In addition P. yaravi has been moved to Neblinichthys. Many undescribed species need to be described, and I am currently revising the genus. More

Peckoltia vittata on Fish Mapper TSN 164370 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Common names

Raitakorupleko in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Zierbinden-Zwergschilderwels in German (Deutsch)

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Peckoltia
Species : Peckoltia vittata
Authority : Steindachner, 1881