All FishesLoricariidaeNeoplecostominaePareiorhaphis

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Scientific NamePareiorhaphis vestigipinnis  (Pereira & Reis, 1992)
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Type LocalityCreek tributary of Rio Caveiras at Painel, about 27°55'S, 50°05'W, Lajes, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Size 98mm or 3.9" 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: rio Canoas and its tributaries in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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ReferencesRevue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 18 (no. 4) (1991), pp 113, Figs. 2-3.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2017 Sep 13 23:42 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:10)