Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pimelodidae Right Arrow Pimelodus

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Scientific Name Pimelodus navarroi  Schultz, 1944
Common Name
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. 
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Lake Maracaibo basin: Colombia and Venezuela.
Lake Maracaibo (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.
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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)