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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 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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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 4 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Indiana University Studies v. 11 (no. 64), pp 25, Pl. 5 (fig. 4).
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Last Update 2019 Sep 11 12:53 (species record created: 2001 Nov 23 00:00)