Rhamdia quelen (Quoy, Gaimard, 1824)

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 : 70

publication ID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3681773

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03894103-3802-FFAC-FC3F-FE8B2E15020B

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Carolina

scientific name

Rhamdia quelen (Quoy, Gaimard, 1824)
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Rhamdia quelen (Quoy, Gaimard, 1824)

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Body elongated; greatest body depth contained 4.7 to 5.7, head depth 6.7 to 9.0 and caudal peduncle depth 5.6 to 8.4 times in SL; head length 4.1 to 4.2, anal-fin base length 7.8 to 8.8, adipose-fin base length 2.3 to 2.7 and maxillary-barbel length 2.1 to 2.7 times in SL; snout length 3.0 to 3.1, horizontal orbital diameter 5.6 to 6.1 and least interorbital width 3.0 to 3.1 times in HL. Mouth terminal; premaxilla and dentary with several diminute and viliform teeth. Dorsal fin with 7, pectoral fin with 8-10, pelvic fin with 6 and anal fin with 14-15 rays. Ground color beige to brown; some specimens can present scattered dark-brown chromatophores on body. Dark-grey or brown fins ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Maximum standard length. 410.0 mm ( Graça, Pavanelli, 2007).

Distribution. Widespread in South America rivers.