Harttia duriventris Rapp Py-Daniel & Oliveira, 2001
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Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Loricariinae
Max. size:  12.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Tocantins River, above Tucurui dam in Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Head and body deep; short head, 4.1-4.6 times in SL. Body and head yellow to brown , inconspicuously dotted. Ventral surface of head and upper lip darker than the rest of the uniformly, plain yellow body. Abdomen densely plated, plates reduced in size. Pectoral spine short, 3.9 - 4.5 times in SL. Keeled lateral plates, 29-30. Supraopercle not covered by skin. Rictal barbels reduced and attached to the lower lip by a short membrane.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 01.09.01
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 15.03.12
Checked by: Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. - 01.09.01

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