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Scientific Name Pimelodus halisodous  Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Paranã, 12°30'S, 48°12'W, fazenda Traçadal, Paranã, Tocantins, Brazil.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. The specific name, halisodous from the Greek adjective halis, meaning in crowds, in plenty, sufficient, enough, plus the Greek noun odous, meaning tooth. The name alludes to the several (ca. 15) irregular rows of conical and slender teeth on each premaxilla.
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Size 111mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Tocantins drainage in Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Upper Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Middle Tocantins (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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 458, Fig. 3, 5.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 21 12:35 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 02:13)