Pareiorhaphis nudulus  (Reis & Pereira, 1999)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Neoplecostominae
Etymology: Pareiorhaphis: Greek, pareia = jaw + Greek, rhaphis = needle (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Temperate

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South America: Brazilian drainages in rio Araranguá, rio Mapituba, rio Tres Forquilhas and rio Maquine in southern Santa Catarina and northeastern Rio Grande do Sul.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 32858)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays: 4 - 5. Extreme reduction of dermal plates on the dorsal surface of body, with just the ventral and mid-ventral rows normally developed; absence of dorsal-fin spinelet and nuchal plate; absence of the connecting bone and ligament between second dorsal-fin proximal radial and rib of sixth centrum; reduction of lateral line; loss of the infraorbital sensory canal; and absence of adipose fin (versus present in all species but H. vestigipinnis). Fourth branched ray of pelvic fin longest, reaching to middle of anal fin when depressed.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in small, shallow rivers with clear water and moderate to strong water current. Usually found among the bottom rocks and stones.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Fisch-Muller, Sonia | Collaborators

Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628. (Ref. 58032)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00457 (0.00179 - 0.01169), b=3.10 (2.87 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .