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Scientific Name Rineloricaria strigilata  (Hensel, 1868)
Common Name
Type Locality Stony brook near Santa Cruz, Laguna dos Patos basin, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Loricaria strigilata
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 139mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: throughout most of the Laguna do Patos drainage.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture In nature, R. strigilata inhabits slow to fast flowing watercourses, with clear to brown water and sandy or muddy bottoms.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 34 (pt 1)
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Last Update 2010 Oct 25 07:42 (species record created: 2010 Jul 04 05:29)