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Scientific Name Rineloricaria beni  (Pearson, 1924)
Common Name Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Lake Rogoagua, Río Beni Basin, upper Amazon River basin, Bolivia.
Synonym(s) Hemiloricaria beni, Loricaria beni
Pronunciation rhine lor ee kar ee ah.
Etymology Greek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 78mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Beni River basin.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Beni (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 are 4 breeding reports, read them all here.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Indiana University Studies v. 11 (no. 64), pp 25, Pl. 5 (fig. 4).
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Last Update 2020 Nov 08 04:56 (species record created: 2001 Nov 23 00:00)