Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Pimelodella

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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, Peru and French Guiana.
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 Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Reisen in Britisch-Guiana, pp 628.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 04:51 (species record created: 2006 Apr 23 00:00)