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Scientific Name Rineloricaria maacki  Ingenito, Ghazzi, Duboc & Abilhoa, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality União da Victória, rio Iguaçu, 21°10'16''S, 51°10'31''W, Paraná, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. The specific name maacki is given in honor of Reinhard Maack, a geologist who made some of the most important contributions to the knowledge of the geology and physiography of the rio Iguacu basin and Parana State, Brazil.
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Size 136mm or 5.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Iguaçu of the rio Paraná basin in Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 359, Figs. 3-5.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:08 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 04:28)