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  • Kronichthys heylandi
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Scientific Name Kronichthys heylandi  (Boulenger, 1900)
Common Name
Type Locality Mountain stream near Santos, São Paulo State, Brazil, elevation 400 feet.
Synonym(s) Plecostomus heylandi
Etymology Named for Mr. Ricard Krone + (Greek)-ichthys=fish. 
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Size 128mm or 5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: coastal streams of eastern Brazil between Santos and Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Sao Paulo State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 5 (no. 26) (art. 19), pp 165.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 29 07:38 (species record created: 2006 Dec 25 09:10)