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Scientific Name Loricariichthys hauxwelli  Fowler, 1915
Common Name
Type Locality Río Ambyiacu, Ecuador.
Pronunciation lorry CARRY ICK thiss
Etymology Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather + Greek, ichthys = fish 
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Size 180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Ampyiacu River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Ampiyacu (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Feeding In general, Loricariichthys show a varied diet including a lot of detritus and sediments, plus algae, microcrustaceans, fungi, plant remains, and larval insects.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 67, pp 238, Fig. 10.
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Last Update 2021 Jun 08 08:57 (species record created: 2021 Jun 06 01:08)