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Scientific Name Isbrueckerichthys calvus  Jerep, Shibatta, Pereira, & Oyakawa, 2006
Common Name
Type Locality Apucarana, rio Tibagi basin, córrego Juruba, 23°34'44.6"S, 51°33'12.6"W, Paraná State, Brazil.
Etymology Calvus, a Latin adjective, means bald, in allusion to the area on the head, without odontodes
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Size 87mm or 3.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tibagi River basin, Brazil.
La Plata, Paran√°, Paranapanema, Tibagi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Other Parameters The type locality where some specimens of Isbrueckerichthys calvus were collected was described in the original description as a small creek of rural region, flowing through a landscape of mixed open field, riparian vegetation and forest, sometimes with a very degraded margin. Grass or other vegetation is usually present on the margins. The stretch sampled is narrow (about 2–4 m wide) and shallow (about 0.2–0.5 m deep). The stream bottom was rocky, with small to medium-sized rocks, loose stones and gravel; and some small pools along the stream with sand and mud on the bottom. The water was clear to turbid and moderate to fast flowing. The fishes were usually found along the bottom among rocks and stones, just under small waterfalls.
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Suggested Tankmates Per the original description, the following species occur syntopically with Isbrueckerichthys calvus: Hypostomus ancistroides, Neoplecostomus sp. and Rineloricaria pentamaculata.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa No. 1372, pp 60, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:42 (species record created: 2011 Sep 21 08:59)