Pimelodus maculatus Lacepède, 1803
photo by Roselet, F.F.G.

Family:  Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes)
Max. size:  51 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 2,352.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.80000019073486 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 5 - 20, potamodromous
Distribution:  South America: Paraná and São Francisco River basins.
Biology:  Occurs in ponds (Ref. 11229). Omnivorous (Ref. 79585).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.05.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.11.08

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