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Scientific Name Loricariichthys melanurus   
Common Name
Pronunciation lorry CARRY ICK thiss
Etymology Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather + Greek, ichthys = fish 
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Espirito Santo State Rivers, Itabapoana (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Itapemirim (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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Last Update 2021 Jul 15 01:07 (species record created: 2021 Jul 15 01:07)