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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis garapia  Pareira, Lehmann A., Schvambach & Reis, 2015
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Type Locality Rio Grande do Sul, Maquiné, Barra do Ouro, Arroio Garapiá upstream the Garapiá waterfall, Brazil, 29°30’05.2"S, 50°13’15.8"W.
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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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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa 4034 (no. 3), pp 557, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 08:36 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:04)