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Scientific Name Rineloricaria phoxocephala  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
Common Name
Type Locality Coary [Curay], Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hemiloricaria phoxocephala, Loricaria phoxocephala
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 2, pp 37.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 13:57 (species record created: 2010 Jun 03 13:11)