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  • Pimelodus pohli
  • Pimelodus pohli
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Scientific Name Pimelodus pohli  Ribeiro & Lucena, 2006
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Francisco drainage, rio Pará, 19°13'28''S, 45°56'07''W, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution São Francisco River drainage, Brazil.
São Francisco (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.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 4 (no. 4), pp 412, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:32 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 01:43)