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  • Propimelodus eigenmanni
  • Propimelodus eigenmanni
  • Propimelodus eigenmanni
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Scientific Name Propimelodus eigenmanni  (Van der Stigchel, 1946)
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Type Locality Brazil.
Synonym(s) Pimelodus eigenmanni
Etymology The genus name is from (Greek) Pro=First, in front of (Greek) pimele meaning fat and (Greek) odous meaning teeth. Species named in honour of Dr. Carl H. Eigenmann, Professor of Ichthyology in Indiana (1863-1927).
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Size 240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Amazon, Approuague, Kourou, and Oyapock River basins.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Approuague (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Kourou (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 24.0-28.0°C or 75.2-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References S. American Nematognathi 64.
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Last Update 2015 Apr 05 01:56 (species record created: 2001 Oct 06 00:00)