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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis hypselurus  (Pereira & Reis, 2002)
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Type Locality Rio Forqueta, tributary to rio Maquiné, 29°32'42"S, 50°14'21"W, Maquiné, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
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Size 69mm or 2.7" 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: Brazil.

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 13 (no. 2), pp 136, Fig. 23.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 08:36 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:05)