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Scientific Name Rineloricaria baliola  Rodriguez & Reis, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Fortaleza dos Valos, creek tributary to Ro Ingaí about 300 meters southwest of Fazenda Colorados, 28°54'29''S, 53°17'08''W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. Specific epithet is from the latin, baliolus, meaning chestnut or reddish brown, after its colour pattern.
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Size 239mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Diagnosed from all congeners by its unique color pattern composed of one dark, wide band covering most of the distal one-half of all fins.
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Distribution South America: drainages of Rio Jacuí, Rio Taquari and lower portions of tributaries to the Laguna dos Patos.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos, Guaíba, Jacuí (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos, Guaíba, Jacuí, Taquari (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture In the wild inhabits slow to fast flowing watercourses, with clear or reddish water and with rocky, sandy or muddy bottoms.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2008 (no. 2), pp 344, Fig. 11.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:29 (species record created: 2009 Dec 30 12:39)