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Scientific Name Pimelodus garciabarrigai  Dahl, 1961
Common Name
Type Locality Deep pool in Caño Lozada, about 11 kilometers above its junction with Río Guayabero, Colombia.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. 
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Distribution South America: Guayabero River basin in Orinoco River drainage, Colombia.
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco, Guaviare, Upper Guaviare, Guayabero (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Novedades Colombianas v. 1 (no. 6), pp 494, Fig.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 21 12:35 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 01:52)