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Scientific Name Paralithoxus boujardi  (Muller & Isbrücker, 1993)
Common Name
Type Locality Approuague basin, Arataye, between Japigny Fall and Pararé Fall, French Guiana.
Pronunciation PAH rah lith OX uss
Etymology Greek: Para = The side of + lithos = stone + oxys = sharp. 
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Size 65mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Approuague and Oyapock River basins in French Guiana.
IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Furniture All species of Paralithoxus are adapted to high-energy waters, occupying cracks or crevices on rocks in clear fast-moving rivers with rapids and rocky/sandy substrates.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Cybium v. 17 (no. 1), pp 72, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2021 Jul 14 02:31 (species record created: 2019 Nov 04 15:29)