All FishesLoricariidaeNeoplecostominaePareiorhaphis

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Scientific NamePareiorhaphis splendens  (Bizerril, 1995)
Common Name
Type LocalityRiver Cubatão, near Joenville, Santa Catarina State, Brazil.
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Size 65mm or 2.6" 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: Paraná and coastal drainages of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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ReferencesActa Biologica Leopoldensia v. 17 (no. 1), pp 117, Figs. 1-2.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Sep 13 23:42 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:09)