Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pimelodidae Right Arrow Zungaro

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Scientific NameZungaro jahu  (Ihering, 1898)
Common NameJau
Type LocalityRio Tietê, São Paulo, Brazil.
Synonym(s)Paulicea jahu
EtymologyZungaro is the native name applied to many large pimelodids. 
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Size 1400mm or 55.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: Paraná-Paraguay River basins.
La Plata, Paraná, Paraguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesProceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 50
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2010 Nov 08 11:12 (species record created: 2010 Aug 05 19:31)