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  • Pimelodella kronei
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Scientific Name Pimelodella kronei  (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1907)
Common Name Cave Pimelodella
Type Locality Cavernas das Areieas, Iporanga, upper River Ribeira basin, São Paulo state, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Caecorhamdella brasiliensis, Pimelodella lateristriga kronei, Typhlobagrus kronei
Pronunciation pim ee LOW dell ah - krow NEE aye
Etymology Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth. 
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Size 202mm or 8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A blind cave dwelling species found only in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Distribution Caves in Ribeira de Iguapé River basin, São Paulo state, Brazil.
Sao Paulo State Rivers, Iguape (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Sao Paulo State Rivers, Ribeira, Iporanga (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
pH 7.0 - 8.0
Temperature 15.0-22.0°C or 59-71.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Kosmos, Rio de Janeiro [Rev. Art. Sci. Litt.] v. 4 (no. 1) [1] Fig.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 19 14:31 (species record created: 2004 Mar 07 00:00)