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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis bahiana  (Gosline, 1947)
Common Name LDA017
Type Locality Fazenda Almada, Ilhus [Ilheus], Bahia State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Corymbophanes bahianus, Hemipsilichthys bahianus
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Size 85mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Pareiorhaphis species are primarily diagnosed from remaining neoplecostomines by having the canal plate firmly articulated to the preopercle, and by a series of sexually-dimorphic features of hypertrophied odontodes of adult males, giving the fish a hispid appearance.

Body width at anal-fin origin 16.6-18.8% SL; head length 30.7-33.0% SL; anal fin with 5 branched rays; maxillary barbel free, not coalesced with lower lip
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Distribution South America: small coastal drainages near Ilhéus, between the basins of rio Pardo and rio Contas, in southern Bahia.
Bahia State Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.6 - 7.2
Temperature 23.0-25.0°C or 73.4-77°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH°20
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Arquivos do Museu Nacional de Rio de Janeiro v. 41, pp 107, Pl. 3 (figs. 5-6).
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Last Update 2019 Sep 18 11:51 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)