Cat-eLog Right Arrow Loricariidae Right Arrow Loricariinae Right Arrow Loricaria

  • Loricaria tucumanensis
  • Loricaria tucumanensis
  • Loricaria tucumanensis
Jump to next section Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Loricaria tucumanensis  Isbrücker, 1979
Common Name
Type Locality San Miguel de Tucúman, 26°47'S, 65°15'W, Argentina.
Pronunciation lorry CAR ee ah
Etymology (Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
Jump to next section Species Information
Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification When young, Loricaria spp. can be differentiated from the similar Rineloricaria spp. by their more feathered sucker-mouths. In adults this difference is considerably more evident.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
Distribution Dulce River basin, Argentina.

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Jump to next section Husbandry Information
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Jump to next section Further Information
Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 5 (no. 4) (1978), pp98, Figs. 14.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is but a single registered keeper, view all "my cats" data.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is but a single record of this fish being seen, view it.
More on Loricaria tucumanensis
Look up Look up Loricaria tucumanensis on
Look up Fishbase Look up Loricaria tucumanensis on Fishbase
Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.
Hits 4526 hits.
Last Update 2017 Mar 12 12:32 (species record created: 2012 Mar 13 14:55)