Cat-eLog Right Loricariidae Right Hypoptopomatinae Right Pareiorhaphis

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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis eurycephalus  (Pereira & Reis, 2002)
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Type Locality Creek tributary of rio Canoas, east of vila São José, on road to serra do Corvo Branco, 28°03'33"S, 49°25'42"W, Urubici, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Size 63mm or 2.5" 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.
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Distribution South America: rio Canoas in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Canoas (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 2018.
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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. 13 (no. 2), pp 131, Fig. 21.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 08:36 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:04)