Flatwhiskered catfish

This species was first described as Pimelodus barbancho; however, this is considered a nomen oblitum.

The Flatwhiskered catfish lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 25 environment.

pinirampu as the flatwhiskered catfish, common name if memory serves me correct & certainly 1 pic in cat-e-log seems to show this, but the others do not. HH may be able to adjudicate?Dr. Rumack: This woman has to be gotten to a hospital. More

Flatwhiskered catfish of the Cuiab More

Common names

bagre in Spanish (español)
Barba-chata in Spanish (español)
Barbado in Portuguese (Português)
Barbado-branco in Portuguese (Português)
Catfish in English
Flatwhiskered catfish in English
Long finned cat in English
Mota in Spanish (español)
Mota blanca in Spanish (español)
Mota común in Spanish (español)
Pinarambu in Portuguese (Português)
Pirinampu in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Zander-Antennenwels in German (Deutsch)

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Pimelodidae
Genus : Pinirampus
Species : Pinirampus pirinampu
Authority : Spix & Agassiz, 1829