|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pogonopoma obscurum Quevedo & Reis, 2002|
|Type Locality||Rio Canoas at road from Anita Garibaldi to Abdon Batista, about 27°39'S, 51°05'W, Santa Catarina, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||pog ON oh poma - ob skoo rum|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pogon=beard + (Greek)op=eye + (Greek)poma=lid, operculum. obscurum meaning dark, an allusion to the dark coloration.|
|Size||236mm or 9.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||P. obscurum lacks cheek odontodes which are presnt on P. wertheimeri and lacks an adipose fin which is present in the latter species. It has a longer dorsal fin (8-11 rays versus 7) than other members of its genus.|
|Sexing||Unknown. Males lack odontodes on the cheek.|
|Distribution||Upper Rio Uruguai, southern Brazil
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||6.6 - 7.4|
|Temperature||23.0-24.0°C or 73.4-75.2°F (Show species within this range)|
|Furniture||In nature found only over stretches onf the main river and tributaries with relatively rapid water currents over bottoms formed by rocks and boulders.|
|Compatibility||Unknown. Should be maintained with other fast water fishes.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Quevedo and Reis (2002) Pogonopoma obscurum: A New Loricariid Catfish from Southern Brazil, with Comments on the Genus Pogonopoma. Copeia 2002 (2) pp. 402-410.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 27 11:13 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 05:48)|