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Jump to next section Species List
1. Aguarunichthys cf. tocantinsensis (i:2, k:1)
2. Aguarunichthys cf. torosus (i:1, k:0)
3. Aguarunichthys tocantinsensis (i:3, k:0)
4. Aguarunichthys torosus (i:16, k:8)
5. Bergiaria platana (i:1, k:0)
6. Bergiaria westermanni (i:1, k:0)
7. Brachyplatystoma capapretum (i:5, k:3)
8. Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (i:11, k:9)
9. Brachyplatystoma juruense (i:21, k:27)
10. Brachyplatystoma platynemum (i:8, k:8)
11. Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (i:9, k:4)
12. Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (i:20, k:31)
13. Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (i:9, k:4)
14. Calophysus macropterus (i:24, k:11)
15. Cheirocerus sp. (1) (i:1, k:0)
16. Conorhynchos conirostris (i:1, k:0)
17. Duopalatinus peruanus (i:1, k:0)
18. Exallodontus aguanai (i:6, k:0)
19. Hemisorubim platyrhynchos (i:10, k:6)
20. Hypophthalmus devall (i:0, k:0)
21. Hypophthalmus edentatus (i:3, k:0)
22. Hypophthalmus fimbriatus (i:1, k:0)
23. Hypophthalmus marginatus (i:5, k:0)
24. Hypophthalmus oremaculatus (i:0, k:0)
25. Hypophthalmus sp. `RIO MAMORE` (i:1, k:0)
26. Iheringichthys labrosus (i:4, k:0)
27. Iheringichthys megalops (i:3, k:0)
28. Leiarius longibarbis (i:0, k:2)
29. Leiarius marmoratus (i:13, k:45)
30. Leiarius pictus (i:8, k:17)
31. Luciopimelodus pati (i:8, k:4)
32. Megalonema amaxanthum (i:1, k:0)
33. Megalonema argentinum (i:0, k:0)
34. Megalonema orixanthum (i:0, k:0)
35. Megalonema pauciradiatum (i:0, k:0)
36. Megalonema platanum (i:1, k:0)
37. Megalonema platycephalum (i:8, k:6)
38. Megalonema psammium (i:0, k:0)
39. Megalonema xanthum (i:0, k:0)
40. Parapimelodus nigribarbis (i:2, k:0)
41. Parapimelodus valenciennis (i:5, k:4)
42. Perrunichthys perruno (i:5, k:6)
43. Phractocephalus hemioliopterus (i:25, k:60)
44. Phractocephalus sp. hybrid(1) (i:8, k:22)
45. Phractocephalus sp. hybrid(2) (i:2, k:3)
46. Phractocephalus sp. hybrid(3) (i:2, k:1)
47. Pimelabditus moli (i:3, k:0)
48. Pimelodina flavipinnis (i:3, k:1)
49. Pimelodus absconditus (i:1, k:0)
50. Pimelodus albicans (i:10, k:2)
51. Pimelodus albofasciatus (i:2, k:5)
52. Pimelodus altissimus (i:1, k:0)
53. Pimelodus argenteus (i:3, k:0)
54. Pimelodus atrobrunneus (i:2, k:0)
55. Pimelodus blochii (i:14, k:44)
56. Pimelodus brevis (i:0, k:0)
57. Pimelodus britskii (i:0, k:0)
58. Pimelodus coprophagus (i:0, k:0)
59. Pimelodus fur (i:4, k:0)
60. Pimelodus garciabarrigai (i:0, k:0)
61. Pimelodus grosskopfii (i:0, k:0)
62. Pimelodus halisodous (i:1, k:0)
63. Pimelodus jivaro (i:0, k:0)
64. Pimelodus joannis (i:1, k:0)
65. Pimelodus luciae (i:2, k:0)
66. Pimelodus maculatus (i:9, k:7)
67. Pimelodus microstoma (i:0, k:0)
68. Pimelodus multicratifer (i:0, k:0)
69. Pimelodus mysteriosus (i:1, k:0)
70. Pimelodus navarroi (i:0, k:0)
71. Pimelodus ornatus (i:20, k:22)
72. Pimelodus ortmanni (i:0, k:0)
73. Pimelodus pantaneiro (i:3, k:0)
74. Pimelodus paranaensis (i:0, k:0)
75. Pimelodus pictus (i:12, k:192)
76. Pimelodus pintado (i:0, k:0)
77. Pimelodus platicirris (i:1, k:0)
78. Pimelodus pohli (i:2, k:0)
79. Pimelodus punctatus (i:2, k:0)
80. Pimelodus sp. hybrid(1) (i:1, k:0)
81. Pimelodus stewarti (i:1, k:0)
82. Pimelodus tetramerus (i:1, k:3)
83. Pinirampus pirinampu (i:5, k:3)
84. Platynematichthys notatus (i:13, k:5)
85. Platysilurus malarmo (i:0, k:1)
86. Platysilurus mucosus (i:9, k:4)
87. Platysilurus olallae (i:0, k:0)
88. Platystomatichthys sturio (i:12, k:7)
89. Propimelodus araguayae (i:3, k:0)
90. Propimelodus eigenmanni (i:3, k:0)
91. Pseudoplatystoma corruscans (i:8, k:4)
92. Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (i:10, k:22)
93. Pseudoplatystoma magdaleniatum (i:0, k:0)
94. Pseudoplatystoma metaense (i:0, k:0)
95. Pseudoplatystoma orinocoense (i:1, k:1)
96. Pseudoplatystoma punctifer (i:1, k:1)
97. Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum (i:12, k:1)
98. Pseudoplatystoma sp. hybrid(1) (i:1, k:0)
99. Pseudoplatystoma sp. hybrid(2) (i:3, k:2)
100. Pseudoplatystoma sp. hybrid(3) (i:1, k:0)
101. Pseudoplatystoma sp. hybrid(4) (i:3, k:1)
102. Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (i:17, k:55)
103. Sorubim cuspicaudus (i:4, k:1)
104. Sorubim elongatus (i:2, k:2)
105. Sorubim lima (i:17, k:49)
106. Sorubim maniradii (i:3, k:0)
107. Sorubim trigonocephalus (i:2, k:0)
108. Sorubimichthys planiceps (i:12, k:11)
109. Steindachneridion amblyurum (i:1, k:0)
110. Steindachneridion doceanum (i:3, k:0)
111. Steindachneridion melanodermatum (i:2, k:0)
112. Steindachneridion parahybae (i:2, k:0)
113. Steindachneridion punctatum (i:2, k:0)
114. Steindachneridion scriptum (i:2, k:0)
115. Zungaro jahu (i:2, k:0)
116. Zungaro zungaro (i:8, k:8)
Jump to next section Total of 116 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Pimelodidae
pimelodidae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution South America
Common Names Pim, Shovelnose
Size Smallest 38mm, largest 2800mm, average 511mm, most commonly 800mm. All SL.
Species There are 116 species in 30 genera in the database
Keepers 48 species (41%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Pimelodus (275 keepers)
2. Pseudoplatystoma (87 keepers)
3. Phractocephalus (86 keepers)
4. Brachyplatystoma (86 keepers)
5. Leiarius (64 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Pimelodus pictus (26.09%)
2. Phractocephalus hemioliopterus (8.15%)
3. Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (7.47%)
4. Sorubim lima (6.66%)
5. Leiarius marmoratus (6.11%)
6. Pimelodus blochii (5.98%)
7. Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (4.21%)
8. Brachyplatystoma juruense (3.67%)
9. Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (2.99%)
10. Pimelodus ornatus (2.99%)
11. Phractocephalus sp. hybrid(1) (2.99%)
12. Leiarius pictus (2.31%)
13. Sorubimichthys planiceps (1.49%)
14. Calophysus macropterus (1.49%)
15. Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (1.22%)
16. Zungaro zungaro (1.09%)
17. Brachyplatystoma platynemum (1.09%)
18. Aguarunichthys torosus (1.09%)
19. Platystomatichthys sturio (0.95%)
20. Pimelodus maculatus (0.95%)
21. Perrunichthys perruno (0.82%)
22. Megalonema platycephalum (0.82%)
23. Hemisorubim platyrhynchos (0.82%)
24. Platynematichthys notatus (0.68%)
25. Pimelodus albofasciatus (0.68%)


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