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Scientific Name Rineloricaria pareiacantha  (Fowler, 1943)
Common Name Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Río Santa Lucia, Canelones, Uruguay.
Synonym(s) Loricaria pareiacantha
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Santa Lucia River basin, Uruguay
La Plata, Santa Lucia (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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 95, pp321, Figs. 10-12.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:46 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 10:05)