|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pimelodus tetramerus Ribeiro & Lucena, 2006|
|Common Name||Striped Pimelodus|
|Type Locality||Rio Palmeiras, drenagem do rio Tocantins, Ponte Alta do Bom Jesus, 12°15'43''S, 46°53'36''W, Tocantins, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||pim ee LOW duss|
|Etymology||(Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth.|
|Size||172mm or 6.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|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.|
|Reference||Iheringia, Série Zoologia (Porto Alegre) v. 96 (no. 3), pp 322, Figs. 1-3.|
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|Last Update||2020 Nov 17 04:27 (species record created: 2007 Feb 21 15:02)|