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Scientific Name Pimelodus yuma  Villa-Navarro & Acero P., 2017
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Type Locality Puerto Caracolí, río Magdalena, Honda, Tolima, Colombia, 05°14'06"N, 74°49'04"W.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. 
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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 350, Fig. 12.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 02 13:06 (species record created: 2017 Jul 27 23:34)