Pimelodella notomelas

Eigenmann, 1917
Pimelodella notomelas
Length (total)
approx.  6 cm
Recommended tank size
60 cm
Rio Jauru, Río Paraguai-Einzug bei San Luiz de Caceres

Mato Grosso


Río Paraguay ➙ río Paraná ➙ río de la Plata

Map to Pimelodella notomelas
Eats plants
not known
12 - 13 soft rays
greatly incised / concave, pointed
I / 6 rays
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012 : The positive list of Brazil
Not on the negative list of Brazil from 2020 : The negative list of Brazil
  • Reis, R.E., Kullander, S.O. & Ferraris, C.J. et.al., 2003 "Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America" P. 420
Pic. 2: Pimelodella notomelas
Pic. 3: Pimelodella notomelas, holotype, lateral
Pic. 4: Pimelodella notomelas, holotype, dorsal
Pic. 5: Pimelodella notomelas, holotype, ventral
Many thanks to
for the pictures
Eigenmann, Carl H. (PD)
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