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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus brevis Marini, Nichols & La Monte, 1933|
|Type Locality||Río Durazno, Río de la Plata, San Fernando, Argentina.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
|Size||285mm or 11.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Paraná River basin and the Durazno River in Argentina.
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Durazno (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.|
|References||American Museum Novitates No. 618|
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|Last Update||2011 Jul 21 13:18 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 01:49)|