|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Rineloricaria morrowi Fowler, 1940|
|Type Locality||Contamana, Río Ucayali basin, Peru.|
|Pronunciation||rhine lor ee kar ee ah. - more row wee.|
|Etymology||Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather.|
|Size||130mm or 5.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males grow short spines in the top of their heads and pectoral fins.|
|Distribution||South America: Ucayali River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||20.0-24.0°C or 68-75.2°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Adaptable omnivores, these fish will eat most foods from cucumber or zucchini slices to frozen bloodworm or dry flake foods.|
|Furniture||The fish should be provided with half-pipe type refuges which also often be used as spawning sites.|
|Compatibility||Peaceful and not territorial.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. v. 91 (for 1939) 244 Figs. 39-41|
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|Last Update||2019 Jul 17 13:43 (species record created: 2004 May 19 00:00)|