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  • Pimelodella avanhandavae
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Scientific Name Pimelodella avanhandavae  Eigenmann, 1917
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Tietê at Salto Avanhandava, Brazil.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW dell ah
Etymology Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth. The specific epithet is based on the type location, Salto Avanhandava.
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Tietê River basin, Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 7 (no. 4), pp 240, Pls. 29 (fig. 3).
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Last Update 2019 Sep 30 11:55 (species record created: 2004 Mar 07 00:00)