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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus pintado Azpelicueta, Lundberg & Loureiro, 2008|
|Type Locality||Río Cebollatí in Paso de Averías, close to bridge of Ruta 14, 33°36'49''S, 54°19'50''W, Merín-Patos System, Departamento Rocha, Uruguay.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
|Size||280mm or 11" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Rivers draining into Laguna Merín, Uruguay.
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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 Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 157, pp150, Figs. 2-3.|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 19 16:41 (species record created: 2011 Jul 16 02:16)|