|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||249mm or 9.8" 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||South America: upper Uruguay River basin.
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay, Canoas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|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.|
|Reference||Copeia 2002 (no. 2), pp 405, Fig. 3.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 20 09:51 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 05:48)|