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Scientific Name Paraloricaria commersonoides  (Devincenzi, 1943)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Uruguay at Paysandú, Uruguay.
Synonym(s) Loricaria commersonoides
Etymology (Greek)Para=Near + (Latin)lorica, loricare=cuirass of corslet of leather(a suit of armour made of leather). 
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Size 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Rio Uruguay, Uruguay and Argentina.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Comunicaciones Zoologicas del Museo de Historia Natural de Montevideo v. 1 (no. 1), pp3, Figs. 2-4.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 27 09:55 (species record created: 2011 Aug 17 01:32)