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Scientific Name Rhadinoloricaria ommation  (Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1988)
Common Name
Type Locality Amazon River (Maranon), between Iquitos Island and Lapuna Island, close to the shore of Lapuna Island, Loreto, Peru.
Synonym(s) Apistoloricaria ommation
Etymology Greek, rhadinos, -e, -on = soft, flexible + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; 
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Size 98mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Short rostrum (45-53% of head length [HL]). Small eyes, around 10% of HL.
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Distribution Upper Amazon River drainage, lower Marañón River, Peru.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Lower Marañón (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 15 (no. 2), pp 37, Figs. 8-10.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 21 09:21 (species record created: 2009 Dec 21 12:46)