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  • Conorhynchos conirostris
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Scientific Name Conorhynchos conirostris  (Valenciennes, 1840)
Common Names Anteater Catfish
Pirá (Brazilian)
Type Locality Rio São Francisco, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Conorhynchus conirostris, Pimelodus conirostris
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Size 535mm or 21.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks The placement of this genus in a particular catfish family is problematic.
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Distribution São Francisco River basin, Brazil.
São Francisco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 15, pp 204, Pl. 436.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:39 (species record created: 2010 Jul 28 11:13)