|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria sp. `RIO ORITUCO`|
|Pronunciation||lorry CAR ee ah|
|Etymology||(Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather).|
|Identification||When young, Loricaria spp. can be differentiated from the similar Rineloricaria spp. by their more feathered sucker-mouths. In adults this difference is considerably more evident.|
|General Remarks||Not imported by the aquarium trade, this is a very delicate fish which does not travel well.|
|Distribution||Rio Tinaco, Estado Cojedes, Venezuela.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure, Portoguesa, Tinaco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Last Update||2007 Feb 25 17:08 (species record created: 2002 Jun 16 00:00)|