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Scientific Name Loricariichthys brunneus  (Hancock, 1828)
Common Name
Type Locality Orinoco River, Demerara, Guyana.
Pronunciation lorry CARRY ICK thiss
Etymology Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather + Greek, ichthys = fish 
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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Feeding In general, Loricariichthys show a varied diet including a lot of detritus and sediments, plus algae, microcrustaceans, fungi, plant remains, and larval insects. User data.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoological Journal, London v. 4, pp 247.
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Last Update 2015 Nov 02 14:21 (species record created: 2015 May 15 12:49)