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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 South America: caves in the Ribeira do Iguape River basin in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Sao Paulo State Rivers, Iguape (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Sao Paulo State Rivers, Ribeira de Iguape, Iporanga (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 1996.
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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Reference Kosmos, Rio de Janeiro [Rev. Art. Sci. Litt.] v. 4 (no. 1), pp [1], Fig.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 05 12:26 (species record created: 2004 Mar 07 00:00)