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  • Megalonema platanum
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Scientific Name Megalonema platanum  (Günther, 1880)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Paraná, tributary of Río de la Plata.
Synonym(s) Pimelodus platanus
Etymology (Greek)Megas, Megalos=Great + (Greek)nema=filament. 
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Size 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Paraná basin.
La Plata, Paraná (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 6 (no. 31) (art. 2), pp 10.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 14:05 (species record created: 2002 Nov 19 00:00)