Harttia surinamensis Boeseman, 1971
photo by Schönherr, K.

Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Loricariinae
Max. size:  18.83 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Coastal rivers from Suriname River east to Approuague River.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Very abundant in zones of swiftly flowing plunging waters (Ref. 27188). The adult male of this species has very well developed odontodes on the front edge of its pectoral fins (Ref. 35381).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.05.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 24.09.21

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