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Scientific Name Rineloricaria malabarbai  Rodriguez & Reis, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Agudo, Arroio Corupá on road between Agudo and Dona Francisca hydroelectric dam, 29°33'54''S, 53°17'09''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. The specific name is given to honour ichthyologist Luiz Roberto Malabarba, for his many important contributions to neotropical ichthyology.
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Size 93mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Jacuí and Rio Camaquã drainages in Brazil.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos, Camaquã (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos, Guaíba, Jacuí (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture In the wild occurs in slow to fast flowing watercourses, with clear or brown water and usually on rocky bottoms.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia 2008, No. 2: 333-349.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 16:58 (species record created: 2009 Dec 30 12:40)