|Cat-eLog Data Sheet
|Spatuloricaria sp. (LDA114)
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|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.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category
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|There is no registered keeper.
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|2022 Sep 29 03:29 (species record created: 2005 Sep 17 00:00)