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Scientific Name Lamontichthys parakana  de Carvalho Paixão & Toledo-Piza, 2009
Common Name
Type Locality Lower rio Tocantins basin, rio Tocantins, below dam at Tucuruí, Pará, Brazil.
Pronunciation lamb ont ICK thiss
Etymology The species name, parakana, is in reference to the Parakanã, inhabitants of the margins of the lower rio Tocantins, in the State of Pará. Parakanã, an American group that historically inhabited the area of the lower rio Tocantins, drainage from which the examined specimens of the species in this study originated.
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Size 131mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification In all species of Lamontichthys, there is one pectoral fin spine and seven pectoral fin rays on each fin, as opposed to the rest of Loricariinae species which have one pectoral fin spine and only six pectoral fin rays.
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Distribution Lower rio Tocantins basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 7 (no. 4), pp 531, Fig. 13.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:28 (species record created: 2009 Dec 21 12:35)