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Scientific Name Sturisomatichthys kneri  (Ghazzi, 2005)
Common Name
Type Locality Lago Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Synonym(s) Loricaria kneri
Etymology (German)Sturio=Sturgeon + (Greek)soma=body + (Greek) -ichthys=fish. 
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Size 239mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Lake Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2005 (no. 3), pp 559, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 21 09:27 (species record created: 2011 Jan 30 09:16)