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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Rhadinoloricaria condei (Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1986)|
|Common Name||Querbart-Hexenwels (Germany)|
|Type Locality||Río Napo basin (upper Amazon), Napo Province, Ecuador.|
|Etymology||Greek, rhadinos, -e, -on = soft, flexible + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather;|
|Size||141mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Sexual dimorphism is apparent through differentiated lip structure. The lip surfaces of the male are rather papillose while those of the female are filamentous.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Amazon drainage, Napo River basin.
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|Furniture||They inhabit sand substrates and are morphologically adapted to this habitat. Found in turbid and dark waters, in moderately fast flowing streams, between 2 to 10 meters deep. No submerged vegetation is present, and the bottom consists of sand, mud, dead leaves, twigs, branches, and trunks.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium. They are abdomino-lip brooders. Eggs are laid in a single layered mass, and are attached to the surface of the lower lip and abdomen of the male.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 12 (no. 4) (1985), pp 104, Figs. 1-4.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:28 (species record created: 2009 Dec 21 12:46)|