Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Pimelodella

  • 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 108mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Maroni/Marowijne River basin.
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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 2015 Oct 18 11:41 (species record created: 2011 Apr 17 02:31)