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Scientific Name Loricaria sp. `RIO ORITUCO`   
Common Name
Pronunciation lorry CAR ee ah
Etymology (Latin)Lorica, Loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather (a suit of armour made of leather). 
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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.
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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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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2007 Feb 25 17:08 (species record created: 2002 Jun 16 00:00)