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  • Pimelodella geryi
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Scientific Name Pimelodella geryi  Hoedeman, 1961
Common Name
Type Locality Litany River, Aloiké village, French Guiana [= Aloiké, Suriname].
Pronunciation pim ee LOW dell ah
Etymology Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth. 
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Size 58mm or 2.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Maroni/Marowijne River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne, Lawa, Litanie (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Feeding In nature, feeds on small aquatic invertebrates and small terrestrial invertebrates.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of Aquatic Biology v. 2 (no. 23), pp 134.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 15:43 (species record created: 2011 Apr 17 02:31)