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Scientific Name Rineloricaria longicauda  Reis, 1983
Common Name
Type Locality Canal west of BR-471, Estaçao Ecológia, Banhado do Taim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. Specific epithet in reference to the great length of the caudal peduncle.
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Size 132mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Coastal drainages of Rio Grande do Sul between Chuí and Tramandaí in Brazil.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Furniture In the wild R.longicauda occurs in watercourses with slow to medium flow, clear to brown water and sandy or muddy bottoms.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) No. 62, pp 64, Figs. 4-9, 10-14.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:36 (species record created: 2010 Jul 04 05:28)