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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Loricariidae Armored catfishes
Subfamily: Loricariinae
Genus: Metaloricaria

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2 species (see list below)

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South America
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL

 
Metaloricaria nijsseni
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South America
Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Metaloricaria paucidens
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2 Species of Family Loricariidae with Genus Metaloricaria
(Armored catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1976 Metaloricaria nijsseni South America 29.5 SL
1975 Metaloricaria paucidens South America 27 SL



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