Cat-eLog Right Arrow Heptapteridae Right Arrow Pimelodella

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Scientific Name Pimelodella tapatapae  Eigenmann, 1920
Common Name
Type Locality Mouth of Río Tapa Tapa, Venezuela.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW dell ah
Etymology Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth. 
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Size 156mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Tapa Tapa River basin in Lake Valencia drainage, Venezuela.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Indiana University Studies v. 7 (no. 44), pp 5.
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Last Update 2015 Oct 27 11:59 (species record created: 2015 Oct 25 13:17)