Pimelodella megalops Eigenmann, 1912
Barbe la-roche,  Blablaroch,  Djaki,  Dyaki,  Kasiwe,  Kiyokiyo,  Liba dyaki,  Mani isin,  Mani'piyu,  Manini,  Yaki mapalisawa
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Family:  Heptapteridae (Three-barbeled catfishes)
Max. size:  10 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Approuague River basin in French Guiana and Essequibo River basin in Guyana.
Biology:  Rather rare (Ref. 35381). Captured over sandy bottoms, in calm zones of large rivers inland. Often caught in groups, indicating a schooling behavior of this species (Ref. 27188).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Occurs in the Approuague (Ref. 27188). Also Ref. 36914.

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 21.04.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.10.21

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