All Fishes Data Sheet Scientific Name (Pereira & Reis, 1992) Pareiorhaphis vestigipinnis Common Name Type Locality Creek tributary of Rio Caveiras at Painel, about 27°55'S, 50°05'W, Lajes, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Species Information Size
98mm or 3.9" 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: rio Canoas and its tributaries in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
(Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution) Further Information References Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 18 (no. 4) (1991), pp 113, Figs. 2-3. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. Look up
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