All FishesLoricariidaeLoricariinae ⇒ The genus Loricariichthys

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Pronounced lorry CARRY ICK thiss
Etymology Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather + Greek, ichthys = fish
Feeding In general, Loricariichthys show a varied diet including a lot of detritus and sediments, plus algae, microcrustaceans, fungi, plant remains, and larval insects.
Size Smallest 115mm, largest 460mm, average 240mm, most commonly 200mm. All SL.
Species There are 12 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Distribution

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