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|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Loricaria sp. (LDA103)|
|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.
This species has a black "bandit" eye mask running, from cheek to cheek, over the eyes and head. There is little black pigmentation in the snout in front of this single band. The remainder of the fish is indistinctly mottled with some darker banding.
|General Remarks||Due to the demise of Das Aquarium, this LDA number was introduced, in English, in Aqualog News 72, January 2008.|
|Distribution||Rio Seco, Colombia.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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There is no registered keeper.
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|Last Update||2014 Oct 07 13:53 (species record created: 2010 Apr 24 13:01)|