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  • Pogonopoma parahybae
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Scientific Name Pogonopoma parahybae  (Steindachner, 1877)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Parahyba [Paraíba do Sul], southeastern Brazil.
Synonym(s) Pogonopomoides parahybae, Rhinelepis parahybae
Pronunciation pog ON oh poma - pah rah hi bay
Etymology (Greek)Pogon=beard + (Greek)op=eye + (Greek)poma=lid, operculum. Genus: Greek, pogon = beard + Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum

Species: Named after the type specimens locality.
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Size 263mm or 10.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Found in areas of mid to strong water current usually associated with rocky substrate.
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Distribution South America: Paraíba do Sul River basin.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 76 (1. Abth.), pp 218 [2], Pl. 2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 05 03:28 (species record created: 2004 Aug 11 00:00)