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Scientific Name Paralithoxus sp. (L256)   
Common Names L256, Dotted Snake Pleco
Stiplet Slangesugemalle (Denmark)
Pronunciation PAH rah lith OX uss
Etymology Greek: Para = The side of + lithos = stone + oxys = sharp. 
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Amazon, Lower Amazon, Trombetas, Erepecuru (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 19 11:25 (species record created: 2006 Dec 11 05:57)