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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 South America: Eastern Brazilian coastal drainage: Paraíba do Sul basin.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul, Prêto (Minas Gerais) (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 2020 Oct 17 05:24 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 14:29)