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Scientific Name Pimelodus pantaneiro  Souza-Filho & Shibatta, 2007
Common Name
Type Locality Bonito (rio Miranda), Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. 
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Size 256mm or 10.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil.
La Plata, Paran√°, Paraguay, Upper Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Compatibility Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes.
Suggested Tankmates Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out".
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) v. 97 (no. 4), pp 474, Figs. 2A-2B.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 08 11:55 (species record created: 2008 Mar 10 12:32)