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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus navarroi Schultz, 1944|
|Type Locality||Río Palmar at bridge 70 kilometers southwest of Maracaibo, Venezuela.|
|Synonym(s)||Pimelodus grosskopfii navarroi|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
|Size||300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Lake Maracaibo basin: Colombia and Venezuela.
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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||Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 94 (no. 3172), pp207, Pl. 1 (fig. C).|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 19 16:06 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 02:16)|