Pimelodella gracilis (Valenciennes, 1835)

Ota, Renata Rúbia, Deprá, Gabriel de Carvalho, Graça, Weferson Júnio da & Pavanelli, Carla Simone, 2018, Peixes da planície de inundação do alto rio Paraná e áreas adjacentes: revised, annotated and updated, Neotropical Ichthyology 16 (2), pp. 1-111: 69

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1590/1982-0224-20170094

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3681777

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03894103-3803-FFAD-FC3B-FBC8282400CA

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Carolina

scientific name

Pimelodella gracilis (Valenciennes, 1835)
status

 

Pimelodella gracilis (Valenciennes, 1835) 

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Body elongated; greatest body depth contained 5.1 to 5.9, head depth 4.2 to 4.9 and caudal peduncle depth 7.2 to 7.9 times in SL; head length 4.3 to 5.0, anal-fin base length 6.4 to 7.8, adipose-fin base length 2.3 to 2.5 and maxillarybarbel length 1.2 to 1.5 times in SL; snout length 2.3 to 2.5, horizontal orbital diameter 3.0 to 3.3 and least interorbital width 3.7 to 5.0 times in HL. Mouth terminal; premaxilla and dentary with several diminute and viliform teeth. Dorsal fin with I,6, pectoral fin with I,9 or 10, pelvic fin with 6 and anal fin with 12-14 rays. Ground color beige; dark-brown longitudinal band along lateral line. Hyaline fins ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Maximum standard length. 184.0 mm ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Distribution. Río de la Plata, Amazon and río Orinoco basins.