All Fishes Data Sheet Scientific Name (Oliveira & Oyakawa, 1999) Pareiorhaphis stephana Common Name Type Locality Rio Jequitinhonha drainage, Diamantina County, ribeirão das Pedras, elevation about 1300 meters, 3 kilometers north of Diamantina, about 18°10'S, 43°37'W, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Species Information 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
(Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution) Further Information References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 10 (no. 1), pp 77, Fig. 4. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. Look up
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