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Scientific Name Hemipsilichthys papillatus  Pereira, Oliveira & Oyakawa, 2000
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Type Locality Rio Paraíba do Sul drainage, Rio Preto County, ribeirão Santana, tributary of Rio Preto, about 22°02'S, 43°47'W, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
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 Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 11 (no. 4), pp378, Fgis. 1-3
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 06:38 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 14:29)