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Scientific Name Paralithoxus raso  (Silva, Covain, Oliveira & Roxo, 2017)
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Type Locality Igarapé Balneário Raso, rio Amapá basin, municipality of Amapá, Amapá State, Brazil, 02°05'25"N, 50°53'20"W.
Pronunciation PAH rah lith OX uss
Etymology Greek: Para = The side of + lithos = stone + oxys = sharp. 
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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 Zootaxa 4347 (no. 1), pp 161, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2019 Nov 05 12:18 (species record created: 2019 Nov 04 15:31)