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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis stomias  (Pereira & Reis, 2002)
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Type Locality Rio Mãe Luzia at Forquilha, 28°27'66"S, 49°30'06"W, rio Araranguá basin, Treviso, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Size 52mm or 2" 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.
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Distribution South America: Brazil.
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Araranguá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 13 (no. 2), pp 139, Fig. 24.
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Last Update 2022 Aug 25 00:10 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:10)