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Pseudopimelodus

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Pseudopimelodus is a genus of catfishes (order Siluriformes) of the family Pseudopimelodidae.

Species

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:[1]

Distribution

Pseudopimelodus species are distributed throughout South America. P. bufonius is found in rivers of northeastern South America from Lake Maracaibo to eastern Brazil.[2] P. charus originates from the São Francisco River basin.[3] P. mangurus inhabits the Uruguay, Paraná, Paraguay and Río de la Plata basins.[4] P. pulcher is distributed in the Upper Amazon River basin.[5] P. schultzi originates from the Magdalena River basin.[6]

Description

P. pulcher is the smallest species, reaching about 9 centimetres (3.5 in) SL.[5] P. bufonius reaches a length of 25 cm (9.6 in) SL.[2] P. charus and P. schultzi grow to about 20 cm (7.9 in) SL.[3][6] P. mangurus has a maximum size of about 35 cm (14 in) SL.[4]

References

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Pseudopimelodus in FishBase. February 2012 version.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Pseudopimelodus bufonius" in FishBase. June 2007 version.
  3. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Pseudopimelodus charus" in FishBase. June 2007 version.
  4. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Pseudopimelodus mangurus" in FishBase. June 2007 version.
  5. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Pseudopimelodus pulcher" in FishBase. June 2007 version.
  6. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Pseudopimelodus schultzi" in FishBase. June 2007 version.
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Pseudopimelodus: Brief Summary

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Pseudopimelodus is a genus of catfishes (order Siluriformes) of the family Pseudopimelodidae.

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