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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Spatuloricaria evansii (Boulenger, 1892)|
|Type Locality||Jangada [Matto Grosso, Brazil].|
|Pronunciation||spat you lorry CAR ee ah.|
|Etymology||Latin, spatula, spathe = spatula, spatule + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; in reference to the flat bodyshape.|
|Size||200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Adult males are more heavily built with odontodal growth from the cheeks and on the pectoral fin spines which are typically thicker and a little shorter than those found on females. When viewed from above, the male has an isosceles triangle-shaped head, which contrasts with the more equilateral triangle shape seen in females.|
|Distribution||Paraguay and Beni River basins.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Beni (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 10 (no. 55), pp10, Pl. 1.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 28 19:19 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 10:40)|