All Fishes Data Sheet Scientific Name (Oliveira & Oyakawa, 1999) Pareiorhaphis mutuca Common Name Type Locality Rio das Velhas drainage, Nova Lima County, Córrego Mutuca, at right side of road from Belo Horizonte to Nova Lima, kilometer 20, about 20°60'S, 43°55'W, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Species Information Size
96mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Pareiorhaphis 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. Habitat Information Distribution South America: Headwaters of Das Velhas River basin. Further Information References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 10 (no. 1), pp 75, Figs. 1-2. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. Look up
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