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Pimelodella cristata (MŘller and Troschel, 1848)
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Pimelodella cristata (M├╝ller & Troschel , 1849)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Heptapteridae (Three-barbeled catfishes)
Etymology: Pimelodella: Diminutive latinized of greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous, odella = little teeth (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on authors: M├╝ller & Troschel .

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Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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South America: Guyana and French Guiana (Ref. 36914 ); reported from Peru (Ref. 6329 ) and Argentina (Ref. 9086 ) and Suriname (Ref. 59052 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 34.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6868 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs over sand in creeks and rivers. Very voracious (Ref. 27188 ). The genital tracts are organized like those of Rhamdia . Eye size changes according to sex (Ref. 35381 ).

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Reproductive mode and guild assumed to be the same as congeners (Ref. 56810 ).

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Bockmann, F.A. and G.M. Guazzelli , 2003. Heptapteridae (Heptapterids). p. 406-431. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 36914 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 01 March 2007

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00912 (0.00568 - 0.01465), b=2.92 (2.79 - 3.05), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.55 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  . Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .

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