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Down arrow Summary of Paralithoxus
Pronounced PAH rah lith OX uss
Etymology Greek: Para = The side of + lithos = stone + oxys = sharp.
Identification .
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.
Size Smallest 41mm, largest 70mm, average 56mm, most commonly 70mm. All SL.
Species There are 10 "species" in the database
Keepers 4 species (40%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
 
Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Paralithoxus surinamensis (40%)
2. Paralithoxus bovallii (20%)
3. Paralithoxus cf. raso (20%)
4. Paralithoxus planquettei (20%)
 
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Paralithoxus species
 

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