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Scientific Name Pseudopimelodus mangurus  (Valenciennes, 1835)
Common Name Jelly Catfish
Type Locality Río de la Plata, Argentina.
Synonym(s) Pimelodus mangurus, Pseudopimelodus roosevelti
Pronunciation sue doh pim EE low duss
Etymology Greek, pseudes = false + greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous = teeth
False pimelodus. 
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Size 690mm or 27.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Uruguay, Paraná, Paraguay and La Plata River basins.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale, pp Pl. 1 (figs. 4-6).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:55 (species record created: 2008 Jun 28 04:39)