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Scientific Name Hemiloricaria beni  (Pearson, 1924)
Common Name Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Lake Rogoagua, Río Beni Basin, Upper Amazon, Bolivia. (Approx: 13°57'S, 66°58'W)
Synonym(s) Loricaria beni, Rineloricaria beni
Pronunciation hem ee lorry CAR ee ah.
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Size 78mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Río Beni Basin, Upper Amazon, Bolivia
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Beni (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 3 breeding reports, read them all here.
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References Ind. Univ. Studies v. 11 (no. 64) 25 Pl. 5 (fig. 4)
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Last Update 2010 Jun 03 11:08 (species record created: 2001 Nov 23 00:00)