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Scientific Name Lamontichthys stibaros  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1978
Common Name Sturgeon Catfish
Type Locality Río Bobonaza at Chicherota, 2°25'S, 76°38'W, upper Río Pastaza, Pastaza, Ecuador, elev. ca. 260-280 m.
Pronunciation lamb ont ICK thiss - stee bah ross
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Size 242mm or 9.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification In all species of Lamontichthys, there is one pectoral fin spine and seven pectoral fin rays on each fin, as opposed to the rest of Loricariinae species which have one pectoral fin spine and only six pectoral fin rays.
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Distribution South America: Bobonaza River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Pastaza, Bobonaza (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 48 (no. 1), pp 66, Figs. 8-9.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 22 10:15 (species record created: 2006 Oct 11 06:41)