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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis cameroni  (Steindachner, 1907)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Cubatao in Santa Catarina State at Theresopolis, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Hemipsilichthys calmoni, Hemipsilichthys cameroni, Psilichthys cameroni
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Pareiorhaphis species are primarily diagnosed from remaining neoplecostomines by having the canal plate firmly articulated to the preopercle, and by a series of sexually-dimorphic features of hypertrophied odontodes of adult males, giving the fish a hispid appearance.
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Distribution Drainages of the Cubataõ, Tubarao and Ararangua rivers; all coastal streams of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Cubataõ (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Tubarao (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Santa Catarina State Rivers, Araranguá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse v. 44 (no. 6) (for 28 Feb. 1907), pp 82.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 21 10:11 (species record created: 2011 Feb 05 13:25)