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Scientific Name Phractocephalus sp. hybrid(1)   
Common Name Hybrid
Etymology (Greek)Phraktos=Fence + (Greek)kephale=head. 
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Size 1100mm or 43.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification One of a few large Pimelodid crosses that sometimes find their way into the hobby.
General Remarks This appears to be a cross of a species of Pseudoplatystoma and Phractocephalus.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2008 Mar 09 04:24 (species record created: 2001 Apr 22 00:00)