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Scientific Name Loricariichthys stuebelii  (Steindachner, 1882)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Huallaga, Peru.
Synonym(s) Loricaria stuebelii, Loricaria Stübelii
Pronunciation lorry CARRY ICK thiss
Etymology Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather + Greek, ichthys = fish 
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Size 190mm or 7.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon drainage, Huallaga River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Huallaga (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 19 (no. 19), pp 175.
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Last Update 2021 Jul 15 02:18 (species record created: 2021 Jul 15 01:15)