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Scientific Name Rineloricaria zaina  Ghazzi, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Independência, rio Buricá, no eixo da barragemm da CERTHIL, about 27°51'S, 54°08'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. This specific epithet refers to the dark brown (zaina=dark brown like a cow or horse) colouring of several collected specimens as well as the velvety, small odontodes.
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Size 127mm or 5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tributaries of rio Uruguai from Marcelino Ramos (RS) and/or rio do Peixe (SC) to rio Jaguari (tributari of rio Ibicuí).
La Plata, Uruguay, Middle Uruguay, Ibicuí, Jaguari (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Buricá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay (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), pp 108, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:25 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 05:00)