Loricariichthys platymetopon

The Loricariichthys platymetopon lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

adult individuals of Loricariichthys platymetopon, Schizodon borellii, Leporinus lacustris, Auchenipterus osteomystax, Iheringichthys labrosus, Leporinus friderici, and Serrasalmus marginatus. These data were compared with the results obtained by the analyzing stomach contents. More

Loricariichthys platymetopon(4) Juvenile - head on view - Click to enlarge - Juvenile - head on view Loricariichthys platymetopon(5) Clutch of eggs - Click to enlarge - Clutch of eggs Loricariichthys platymetopon(6) More

The armored catfish Loricariichthys platymetopon was recently caught by the first time in the middle region of river Paranapanema. It has quickly become one of the most abundant species. This study evaluated reproductive aspects of 1,044 specimens collected in the Capivara reservoir. More

Common names

Acari in Portuguese (Português)
Cari in Portuguese (Português)
Oliivitaskumonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Rapa-canoa in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Loricariichthys
Species : Loricariichthys platymetopon
Authority : Isbr