|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus atrobrunneus Vidal & Lucena, 1999|
|Type Locality||Rio Ligeiro ne estrada entre Marcelino Ramos e Maximiliano de Almeida, Marcelino Ramos, 27°38'S, 51°52'W, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
|Size||257mm or 10.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Upper Uruguay River basin, Brazil.
La Plata, Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Compatibility||Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out".|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Biociências, Porto Alegre v. 7 (no. 1), pp123, Figs. 103.|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 19 15:29 (species record created: 2011 Jul 15 14:29)|