|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pareiorhaphis steindachneri (Miranda Ribeiro, 1918)|
|Type Locality||Rio Itapucú, Santa Catharina, Brazil.|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" 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.
Pectoral fin overlapping half the length of pelvic fin; absence of a skin flap on dorsal margin of the pectoral-fin spine; nuptial males with pectoral-fin spines thick, straight and richly ornamented with short hypertrophied odontodes.
|Distribution||South America: drainages of the Cubataõ, Tubarao and Ararangua rivers; all coastal streams of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Cubataõ (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Tubarao (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Araranguá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Sciências (Rio de Janeiro) v. 2, pp 107.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 29 02:50 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 06:37)|