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Scientific Name Pimelodus crypticus  Villa-Navarro & Cala, 2017
Common Name
Type Locality Cauca River, La Balastrera sector, Timba, Departament of Cauca, Colombia, 03°03'03"N, 76°39'56"W.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. 
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Distribution
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena, Cauca (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Compatibility Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes.
Suggested Tankmates Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out".
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zootaxa 4299 (no. 3), pp 354, Fig. 14.
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Last Update 2020 Nov 18 15:57 (species record created: 2017 Jul 27 23:34)