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Scientific Name Rineloricaria sanga  Ghazzi, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Iraí, Sanga das Aguas Frias, cerca de 100 meters do rio Uruguai, 27°12'S, 53°17'W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. This specific epithet is a local name for the small stream where this species was found.
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Size 99mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Known only from the outskirts of city of Iraí, in tributary streams of the Rio Uruguay.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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), pp 117, Fig. 11.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:24 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 04:58)