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Scientific Name Rineloricaria castroi  Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1984
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Trombetas, Trapiche da Reserva Biológica de Trombetas, Pará State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hemiloricaria castroi
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 160mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Trombetas River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Purus, Caeté (Acre) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 20.0-24.0°C or 68-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Beaufortia v. 34 (no. 3), pp 93, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 20 06:29 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 09:06)