Pimelodella gracilis (Valenciennes, 1835)
Graceful pimelodella
photo by Holm, E.

Family:  Heptapteridae (Three-barbeled catfishes)
Max. size:  18 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6.5 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 5 - 20
Distribution:  South America: Orinoco, Amazon and La Plata basins.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 14-15
Biology:  Mainly active at dusk. In captivity, it feeds on worms and insects (Ref. 7020).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 22.06.94
Modified by: Padilla, Jonas - 10.06.09

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