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Scientific Name Rineloricaria osvaldoi  Fichberg & Chamon, 2008
Common Name
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.
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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.
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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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Other Parameters Collected in clear water over a sand bottom with some rocks, at the altitude of approximately 496 meters above sea level.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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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)