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Scientific Name Isbrueckerichthys saxicola  Jerep, Shibatta, Pereira, & Oyakawa, 2006
Common Name
Type Locality Londrina, rio Tibagi basin, ribeirão Jacutinga, 23°14'30''S, 51°13'05''W, Paraná State, Brazil.
Etymology Saxicola, a Latin adjective, means living among the rocks, in allusion to the habitat where they are found (under the rocks in the bottom of the rivers).
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Size 88mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Affluents of Tibagi River, Tibagi River basin, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Tibagi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Other Parameters From the original description the stream bottom where this species was encountered was rocky, with small to medium-sized rocks, loose stones and gravel; sometimes with sand and mud on the small pools bottom. The water was clear to turbid and moderate to strong flowing. The fishes are usually found on the bottom among rocks and stones.
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Compatibility The original description notes that the following species occur syntopically with Isbrueckerichthys saxicola: Apareiodon ibitiensis; Astyanax altiparanae; Astyanax eigenmanniorum; Bryconamericus iheringii; Characidium gomesi; Hisonotus depressicauda; Hypostomus ancistroides, Hypostomus nigromaculatus, Hypostomus regani, Imparfinis schubarti; Oreochromis niloticus, Poecilia reticulata and Rhamdia quelen.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa No. 1372, pp 55, Figs. 1 and 3.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 11 14:48 (species record created: 2011 Sep 21 08:58)