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Scientific Name Hemipsilichthys papillatus  Pereira, Oliveira & Oyakawa, 2000
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Type Locality Brazil: Minas Gerais: rio Paraíba do Sul drainage, County of Rio Preto, ribeirão Santana, tributary of rio Preto (approx. 22°02'S 43°47'W)
Etymology Greek, hemi = half + Greek, psilos = hairless + Greek, ichtys = fish. 
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Size 92mm or 3.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Preto River basin of Paraíba do Sul River drainage, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul, Prêto (São Paulo) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 11 (no. 4), pp378, Fgis. 1-3
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Last Update 2013 Jan 14 06:48 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 14:29)