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Scientific Name Lamontichthys avacanoeiro  de Carvalho Paixão & Toledo-Piza, 2009
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Tocantins, pools below U.H.E. Serra da Mesa, Goiás, Brazil.
Pronunciation lamb ont ICK thiss
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Size 160mm or 6.3" 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 Upper rio Tocantins basin, Brazil.[Neotropical Ichthyology v. 7 (no. 4)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 7 (no. 4)
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Last Update 2010 Oct 24 02:29 (species record created: 2009 Dec 23 02:54)