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Scientific Name Pareiorhaphis splendens  (Bizerril, 1995)
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Type Locality River Cubatão, near Joenville, Santa Catarina State, Brazil.
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Size 65mm or 2.6" 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: Paraná and coastal drainages of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Acta Biologica Leopoldensia v. 17 (no. 1), pp 117, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2017 Sep 13 23:42 (species record created: 2017 Jun 01 17:09)