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Scientific Name Rhadinoloricaria macromystax  (Günther, 1869)
Common Name Whiptail Catfish
Type Locality Upper Amazon River, Peru.
Synonym(s) Loricaria macromystax
Etymology Greek, rhadinos, -e, -on = soft, flexible + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather; This specific epithet refers to its large(macro=large) mustache(mystax=mustache).
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Size 142mm or 5.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1869 (pt 2), pp 426, Figs. 5-6.
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