| Summary of Spatuloricaria|
||spat you lorry CAR ee ah.
||Latin, spatula, spathe = spatula, spatule + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; in reference to the flat bodyshape.
||Adult males are more heavily built with odontodal growth from the cheeks and on the pectoral fin spines which are typically thicker and a little shorter than those found on females. When viewed from above, the male has an isosceles triangle-shaped head, which contrasts with the more equilateral
triangle shape seen in females.
||Smallest 80mm, largest 520mm, average 299mm, most commonly 400mm. All SL.
||There are 19 "species" in the database
||5 species (26%) are being kept by registered keepers
|New spp. / time
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