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Duopalatinus peruanus  Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Image contributors to this species:

Peru Aquarium Group (1)

 ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory Wikipedia

 

Relevant Information:

Duopalatinus is classified under the "Calophysus-Pimelodus clade". Within this clade, it is considered a part of the "Pimelodus-group" of Pimelodids, which also includes Pimelodus, Exallodontus, Cheirocerus, Iheringichthys, Bergiaria, Bagropsis, Parapimelodus, Platysilurus, Platystomatichthys, and Propimelodus. Remarks: There are two species in this genera, D. peruanus and D. emarginatus.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None 

Family:

Pimelodidaeycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Amazon and Orinoco River basins.

Size:

15cm. (6ins)

Temp:

22-25°C (71-77°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

 

 

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