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Scientific Name Rineloricaria tropeira  Ghazzi, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Vacaria, arroio Passo do Carro, drenagem do rio Quatis, afluente do rio Pelotas, estrada Vacaria/Bom Jesus, 28°36'S, 50°43'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 the Tropeiros, who would transport horses and mules in this region.
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Size 88mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tributaries to Rio Pelotas and Rio Canoas, upper Rio Uruguay.
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Pelotas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Canoas (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 102, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:24 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 04:59)