Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Loricariidae
(Armored catfishes) > Loricariinae
Etymology: uatumensis: Named for its type locality, Rio Uatumã.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
South America: Uatumã River basin.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39753)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Head light brown blotches over a dark brown surface. Five broad transversal dark bars covering body and caudal peduncle; last bar very dark, surrounding caudal fin insertion and covering part of supracaudal plates. Body and head broad and flat, without keels or elevations. Triangular head with tip of snout slightly prominent and naked. Head plates smooth, without bristles. Large eyes; orbit almost quadrangular; supraoccipital flat. Subpreopercle large, triangular, and partly covered by odontodes. Large mouth, well developed, thick upper lip. Rictal barbels extremely reduced and attached to the lower lip by well developed membrane, not papillated. Incomplete abdominal covering. Lateral plates 29-30, carinate, arranged in 2 confluent series.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. and E.C. Oliveira, 2001. Seven new species of Harttia from the Amazonian-Guyana region (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(1):79-96. (Ref. 39753)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00339 (0.00152 - 0.00753), b=3.17 (2.98 - 3.36), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 2.6 ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .