Brachyplatystoma juruense (Boulenger, 1898)
Zebra catfish
Brachyplatystoma juruense
photo by Sabaj PĂ©rez, M.H.

Family:  Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes)
Max. size:  60 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basin.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 08.08.94
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 24.06.05
Checked by: Lundberg, John G. - 10.11.01

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