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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Rineloricaria osvaldoi Fichberg & Chamon, 2008|
|Type Locality||Município Goiás, rio Araguaia basin, rio Vermelho at bridge on road GO-164, 15°54'11"S, 50°06'55"W, Goiás, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||rhine lor ee kar ee ah.|
|Etymology||Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. The specific name is patronymic in honor of Dr. Osvaldo Takeshi Oyakawa.|
|Size||168mm or 6.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Head margin of mature males rounded, with abundant hypertrophied odontodes extending from postrostral plates to opercle, along margin of head; pectoral-fin unbranched ray thick, curved and shorter than in females; unbranched pectoral-fin ray and first four branched rays covered dorsally by numerous, well developed odontodes.|
|Distribution||South America: Brazil. Only known from the rio Vermelho and its tributary, the rio Bugre, in the rio Araguaia basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia, Upper Araguaia, Vermelho (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia, Upper Araguaia, Vermelho, Bugre (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Other Parameters||Collected in clear water over a sand bottom with some rocks, at the altitude of approximately 496 meters above sea level.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 348, Figs. 1-3.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:33 (species record created: 2010 Feb 20 08:24)|