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Scientific Name Dasyloricaria filamentosa  (Steindachner, 1878)
Common Name
Type Locality Magdalena River, Colombia.
Pronunciation dass ee lo rih car ee ah. - fill ah men toe sah.
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Size 260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks When encountered in the hobby, this scientific name is almost always incorrectly used. Typically, species with this name are in fact Rineloricaria parva or similar.
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Distribution South America: Magdalena River basin and possibly the Catatumbo River.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Lake Maracaibo, Catatumbo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Sinú (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena, Cauca (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 15 (no. 12) (for 9 May 1878), pp 90.
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Last Update 2020 Mar 01 02:01 (species record created: 2014 Sep 14 08:31)