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Scientific Name Pimelodella cristata  (Müller & Troschel, 1849)
Common Name
Type Locality Takutu and Río Mahu, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Pimelodus cristatus
Pronunciation pim ee LOW dell ah
Etymology Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth. 
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Size 340mm or 13.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Guyana and French Guiana; reported from Peru and Argentina and Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Reisen in Britisch-Guiana, pp 628.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 11:41 (species record created: 2006 Apr 23 00:00)