Small, distinctly subterminal
mouth and slender body form. Long maxillary barbels, which
can be longer than the body. Aquarium Care:
Not imported very often so there is not too much information
on keeping this species in the aquarium although should be
similar as most smaller Pimelodids in that they will predate
on smaller fish, but should be okay with similar sized species.
Das Velhas River basin in São Francisco River drainage
in Brazil. Type locality: in flumine Rio
Lundberg, J.G. and M.W.
Littmann, 2003. Pimelodidae (Long-whiskered catfishes).
p. 432-446. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris,
Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and
Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil