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Scientific Name Zungaro jahu  (Ihering, 1898)
Common Name Jau
Type Locality Rio Tietê, São Paulo, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Paulicea jahu
Etymology Zungaro 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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Distribution South 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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 50, pp 108.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:40 (species record created: 2010 Aug 05 19:31)