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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Spatuloricaria fimbriata (Eigenmann & Vance, 1912)|
|Type Locality||Boca de Certegai [Colombia].|
|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||80mm or 3.1" 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||Tuira River, Panama and Magdalena River and Boca de Certegai, Colombia.
Panama Pacific Rivers, Tuira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers, San Juan (Colombia), Certegui (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Indiana University Studies No. 16 [sic No. 8], pp12.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 28 19:24 (species record created: 2011 Sep 22 10:42)|