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Scientific Name Paralithoxus stocki  (Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1990)
Common Name
Type Locality Downstream of village of Epoia, Marouini River, French Guiana.
Pronunciation PAH rah lith OX uss
Etymology Greek: Para = The side of + lithos = stone + oxys = sharp. 
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Identification .
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Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne, Upper Marowijne, Grand Inini (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Furniture All species of Paralithoxus are adapted to high-energy waters, occupying cracks or crevices on rocks in clear fast-moving rivers with rapids and rocky/sandy substrates.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 60 (nos 3/4), pp 329, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 10 05:39 (species record created: 2019 Aug 09 11:58)