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Scientific NameRineloricaria jubata  (Boulenger, 1902)
Common Name
Type LocalitySt. Javier, elevation 60 feet, and Río Durango, elevation 350 feet, northwestern Ecuador.
Synonym(s)Hemiloricaria jubata, Loricaria jubata
EtymologyGreek, rhinos = nose + Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather. 
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Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionMira and Esmeraldas River basins, Pacific drainage, Ecuador
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers, Mira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers, Esmeraldas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers, San Juan (Colombia) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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BreedingUnreported.
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ReferencesDatz Harnischwelse 2001 no. 2: 25-32
Cat Chat, J. catfish study group (UK) 2002 v. 3 (no. 1).: 11-30
Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 9 (no. 49)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Oct 03 14:50 (species record created: 2010 Jun 03 13:14)