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Scientific Name Rineloricaria altipinnis  (Breder, 1925)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Chico, Darien, Panama.
Synonym(s) Hemiloricaria altipinnis, Loricaria altipinnis
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 154mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Chico River basin, Panama
Panama Caribbean Rivers, Chico (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference American Museum Novitates No. 180, pp 1, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 11 12:54 (species record created: 2010 Jun 03 11:10)