All FishesCetopsidaeCetopsinae ⇒ The genus Paracetopsis

Hop to next section Summary of Paracetopsis
Etymology A combination of Greek 'Para' - near or beside, Cetopsis - indicating that this genus is similar to Cetopsis, but sufficiently different to warrant its own genus.
Identification Paracetopsis can be distinguished from all other genera in the Cetopsinae by the combination of the possession of a vomerine tooth patch with two or more rows of teeth and a medial gap between the contralateral components of the tooth patch.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Size Smallest 188mm, largest 242mm, average 224mm, most commonly 242mm. All SL.
Species There are 3 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
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