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  • Proloricaria prolixa
  • Proloricaria prolixa
  • Proloricaria prolixa
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Scientific Name Proloricaria prolixa  (Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1978)
Common Name Giant Whiptail
Type Locality Rio Piracicaba, 22°45'S, 47°40'W, Rio Paraná system, São Paulo State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Loricaria prolixa
Pronunciation pro licks ah
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Paraná River drainage, La Plata basin.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Grande (Parana basin), Uberaba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Beaufortia v. 27 (no. 339), pp 188, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 11:59 (species record created: 2001 Nov 16 00:00)