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Scientific Name Kronichthys lacerta  (Nichols, 1919)
Common Name
Type Locality Poço Grande, Rio Juquia, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hypostomus lacerta, Plecostomus lacerta
Etymology Named for Mr. Ricard Krone + (Greek)-ichthys=fish. 
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Baia de Paranaguá basin and Ribeira de Iguape River basin.
Sao Paulo State Rivers, Iguape (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Paranaguá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 19.0-21.0°C or 66.2-69.8°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters They require high levels of oxygen and lower temperatures.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Revista do Museu Paulista v. 11
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Last Update 2009 Dec 14 03:18 (species record created: 2009 May 31 05:25)