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Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Hemiloricaria

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Scientific Name Hemiloricaria fallax  (Steindachner, 1915)
Common Name(s) Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Igarapé de Carauná, Amazon R. basin, Est. Rpraía, Brazil, elev. 200 m.
Synonym(s) Loricaria fallax, Rineloricaria fallax
Pronunciation hem ee lorry CAR ee ah.
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Size 157mm (6.2") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Rupununi and Branco River basins.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi, Upper Rupununi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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pH 5.8 - 7.8
Temperature 25.0-29.0°C or 77-84.2°F (Show others within this range)
Other Parameters dH 20.
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Breeding Unreported.
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References Denkschr. Akad. Wiss. Wien v. 93 101 [87] Pl. 13 (figs. 1-4)
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Breeding Reports None.
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Last Update 2010 Jun 15 15:42 (species record created: 2001 Nov 23 00:00)


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