Platysilurus mucosus (Vaillant, 1880)
photo by Sabaj PĂ©rez, M.H.

Family:  Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes)
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Maximum length to at least 20 cm SL (Ref. 36506).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 18.05.98
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 24.06.05

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