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Scientific Name Rineloricaria lima  (Kner, 1853)
Common Name
Type Locality Brazil
Synonym(s) Loricaria lima
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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General Remarks The type locality was originally noted as, "Aus Brasilien durch Natterer, ober ohne nähere Angabe des Fundortes." This means the species came from Brazil (around 1853) but further details were not forthcoming.
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Distribution La plata, Brazil.
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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 6, pp89 [25], Pl. 6 (fig. 1a-b).
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Last Update 2013 Jan 28 16:57 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 09:57)