Harttia trombetensis Rapp Py-Daniel & Oliveira, 2001
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Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Loricariinae
Max. size:  17.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Trombetas River basin, above Cachoeira Porteira falls in Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Abdominal covering unique, 2 unplated areas separated by a transversal thin chain of platelets in adults. Short pectoral spine 3.5-5 times in SL. Caudal peduncle length with postanal length 2-2.6 in SL. Tubular stomach; intestine long, about 14 times in SL. Keeled lateral plates, 29-30 (Ref. 40703).
Biology: 
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: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 02.06.12
Checked by: Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. - 01.09.01

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