Rhinolekos capetinga Roxo, Ochoa, Silva & Oliveira, 2015
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Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypoptopomatinae
Max. size:  3.91 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  South America: Córrego da Branca and córrego Roncador, rio Tocantins basin in Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal soft rays: 6-6; Vertebrae: 31-31. Description: Dorsal fin ii,6-7; anal fin i,5; pectoral fin i,5-6; pelvic fin i,5 (Ref. 99822).
Biology:  Occurs on flat areas of the córrego da Branca and córrego Roncador, rio Tocantins basin, in areas with shallow clear waters, about 1 m depth and median to fast current flow. Found in association with the vegetation that covers the bottom and the border of the headwaters (Ref. 99822).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.12.16

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