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  • Hemipsilichthys gobio
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Scientific Name Hemipsilichthys gobio  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Parahyba, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Upsilodus victori, Xenomystus gobio
Etymology Greek, hemi = half + Greek, psilos = hairless + Greek, ichtys = fish. 
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Size 156mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Dorsal series of lateral scutes on both sides not meeting along the middorsal line between the end of dorsal-fin base and the adipose fin; both tooth lobes approximately equal size; orbital diameter 12.0-14.7% HL.
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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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn, Aaret 1873 (nos 13-14), pp 217 [16], Pl. 4.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 19 05:29 (species record created: 2005 Mar 12 00:00)