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Scientific Name Sturisomatichthys tamanae  (Regan, 1912)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Tamana, Río San Juan system, Chocó Deptment, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Oxyloricaria tamanae
Etymology (German)Sturio=Sturgeon + (Greek)soma=body + (Greek) -ichthys=fish. 
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Size 225mm or 8.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution San Juan River basin, Colombia.
Colombia Pacific Rivers, San Juan (Colombia) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1912 (pt 3) (art. 36), pp 669, Pl. 77 (figs.1, 1a&b).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 21 09:25 (species record created: 2011 Jan 24 11:47)