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Scientific Name Limatulichthys griseus  (Eigenmann, 1909)
Common Name
Type Locality Konawaruk, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Loricaria griseus, Loricariichthys parnahybae, Rhineloricaria petleyi
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Size 180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon, Tocantins, Essequibo, western Orinoco, and Parnaíba River basins.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Piauí Rivers, Parnaíba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding In nature, they feed primarily on small aquatic invertebrates living at the bottom; rarely, they will eat small fish and small terrestrial invertebrates.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 6 (no. 1), pp8.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 24 13:45 (species record created: 2010 Aug 01 05:16)