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  • Bergiaria westermanni
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Scientific Name Bergiaria westermanni  (Lütken, 1874)
Common Name Westerman's Pimelodus
Type Locality Rio das Velhas, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Bergiella westermanni, Iheringichthys westermanni, Pimelodus westermanni
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Size 197mm or 7.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Das Velhas River basin in São Francisco River drainage in Brazil and River de la Plata in Argentina.
La Plata (click on these areas to find other species found there)
São Francisco, Das Velhas (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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Oversigt over det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger og dets Medlemmers Arbeider (Kjøbenhavn) 1874 (no. 1)
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Last Update 2011 Jul 14 15:05 (species record created: 2011 Jul 14 13:06)