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Scientific Name Loricariichthys chanjoo  (Fowler, 1940)
Common Name
Type Locality Contamana, Río Ucayali basin, Peru.
Type Locality Notes Type locality approximated from narrative in original description and modern liston of Contamana, Peru.
Synonym(s) Parahemiodon chanjoo
Pronunciation lorry CARRY ICK thiss
Etymology Latin, lorica, loricare = cuirass of corslet of leather + Greek, ichthys = fish 
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Size 230mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Ucayali River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 91 (for 1939), pp 240, Figs. 30-32.
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Last Update 2021 Jul 18 10:20 (species record created: 2021 Jul 15 10:52)