|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Sorubim maniradii Littmann, Bur & Buitrago-Suarez, 2001|
|Type Locality||Río Yasuni, Río Napo drainage, 0°59'06''S, 75°25'36''W, Napo State, Ecuador.|
|Pronunciation||sarw oo bim|
|Etymology||Sorubi is the Brazilian local name for this fish (and several other pimelodids), latinised to become Sorubim. This specific epithet literally means many (multi=many, multiple) rakers (radii=rakers) and refers to the high concentration of gill rakers found in this species.|
|Size||256mm or 10.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||No other pimelodid genus possesses a dark horizontal stripe stretching entire length of head and body.|
|Distribution||South America: tributaries of the upper and middle Amazon Basin (Ríos Napo, Marañon, Ucayali, Mamore, Madeira, Javari). Probably occurring in the Colombian tributaries of the Amazon.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Mamoré (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Yavari (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||[Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 151 88 Figs. 1 a-c|
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|Last Update||2015 Oct 25 08:51 (species record created: 2007 Apr 20 17:05)|