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Scientific Name Rineloricaria reisi  Ghazzi, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Santo Angelo, rio Piratini na Fazenda Hinz, distrito de Coimbra, 28°42'S, 54°25'W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. Named to honour Roberto E. Reis.
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Size 197mm or 7.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Rio Conceição and rio Piratini in the Uruguay drainage. The original description only mentions rio Conceição, but given that the type location is in rio Piratini, and those rivers only connect once they reach the Uruguay river, it seems fair to list both rivers here.
La Plata, Uruguay, Piratini (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Middle Uruguay, Ijuí, Conceição (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Pelotas (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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Reference Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) v. 98 (no. 1), 114, Fig. 9.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 17:09 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 04:57)