|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Genidens genidens (Cuvier, 1829)|
|Common Name||Guri Sea Catfish|
|Type Locality||Tropical America.|
|Synonym(s)||Genidens granulosus, Pimelodus genidens|
|Etymology||Genidens: From the Greek geny, meaning face or jaw and the Latin dens, meaning teeth.|
|Size||350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Males have larger heads and mouths than females, probably due to their different roles during reproduction: Males are mouth-brooders, incubating fertilized eggs and juveniles in their mouths.|
|Distribution||Southwest Atlantic: Atlantic draining rivers of southern South America.
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Southern Atlantic Draining Rivers, Guanabara Bay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Other Parameters||Brackish water.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2, pp 294.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 07 10:45 (species record created: 2005 May 22 00:00)|