Classification / Names
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Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
South America: Oyapock River basin.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 22.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90209)
Little is known about this species except that it was taken from the rapids along with Metaloricaria paucidens (Ref. 35381). Its morphology is intermediate to that of Cteniloricaria maculata and Harttia surinamensis. The appearance of its abdominal plaque is retarded and its caudal fin's shape is similar to that of the other two species. As far as the body shape is concerned, it appears to be closer to H. surinamensis than to C. maculata, thus justifying its move to genus Harttia (Ref. 35381).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Covain, R., S. Fisch-Muller, J.I. Montoya-Burgos, J.H. Mol, P.-Y. Le Bail and S. Day, 2012. The Harttiini (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Guianas: a multi-table approach to assess their diversity, evolution, and distribution. Cybium 36(1):115-161. (Ref. 90209)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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