Chaetostoma yurubiense Ceas & Page, 1996
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Family:  Loricariidae (Armored catfishes), subfamily: Hypostominae
Max. size:  17 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 151.3 g
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Yaracuy, Urama, and Aroa River basins in Venezuela.
Biology:  Inhabit cobble and boulder riffles in cool, clear upland headwaters and small creeks.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 23 May 2017 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 26.06.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.08.20

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