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  • Pimelodella laticeps
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Scientific Name Pimelodella laticeps  Eigenmann, 1917
Common Name
Type Locality Sapucay, Paraguay.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW dell ah
Etymology Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth. 
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Size 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Lower Paraguay River basin. Reported from the Paraná River basin.
Rio Grande Do Sul State Waters, Laguna dos Patos, Guaíba (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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Reference Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum v. 7 (no. 4), pp 243, Pl. 30 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 23:05 (species record created: 2016 May 04 09:59)