Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pimelodidae Right Arrow Megalonema

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Scientific Name Megalonema argentinum  (MacDonagh, 1938)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Paraná, Posadas, Terriotrio de Misiones, Argentina.
Etymology (Greek)Megas, Megalos=Great + (Greek)nema=filament. 
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Size 271mm or 10.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Paraná River basin, Argentina.
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Revista del Museo de La Plata Seccion Zoologia v. 1, pp 157.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 20 17:20 (species record created: 2013 Feb 12 15:33)