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Scientific Name Loricaria cuffyi  Londoño-Burbano, Urbano-Bonilla & Thomas, 2020
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Type Locality Ireng River, 6.9 km west-south-west of Karasabai, Takutu River - Negro River drainage, Rupununi Region 9, Guyana, 4°01'10"N, 59°36'06"W.
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.
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Distribution
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (Roraima), Upper Branco (Roraima), Ireng (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of Fish Biology v. 98 (no. 1), pp 2, Figs. 2a, 3a-b, 4-5.
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Last Update 2021 Aug 31 11:23 (species record created: 2020 Oct 02 07:25)