All FishesLoricariidaeNeoplecostominaePareiorhaphis

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Scientific NamePareiorhaphis steindachneri  (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)
Common Name
Type LocalityRio Itapucú, Santa Catharina, Brazil.
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Size 124mm or 4.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationPareiorhaphis species are primarily diagnosed from remaining neoplecostomines by having the canal plate firmly articulated to the preopercle, and by a series of sexually-dimorphic features of hypertrophied odontodes of adult males, giving the fish a hispid appearance.
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DistributionSouth America: Brazil.
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ReferencesRevista da Sociedade Brasileira de Sciências (Rio de Janeiro) v. 2, pp 107.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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