|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus joannis Ribeiro, Lucena & Lucinda, 2008|
|Type Locality||Ipueiras, rio Tocantins near the confluence with rio Manoel Alves, about 11°19'S, 48°38'W, Tocantins State, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. The specific name joannis is a patronym for John Lundberg, in recognition of his many contributions to catfishes systematic.|
|Size||77mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Known from the upper and medium portions of the rio Tocantins drainage.
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|
|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||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 460, Figs. 4, 6.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 26 05:33 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 02:15)|