Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfishes) > Pimelodidae
Etymology: Iheringichthys: Because of Hermann von Ihering, 1850-1930; He arrived in Brazil in 1880 and settled in Rio Grande as phisician and naturalist. Expert in birds, fishes and molluscs.
More on author: Lütken.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
South America: Paraná River basin.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 12.3  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 43.5 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 0.00 g
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Burgess, W.E., 1989. An atlas of freshwater and marine catfishes. A preliminary survey of the Siluriformes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey (USA). 784 p. (Ref. 6868)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00851 (0.00700 - 0.01035), b=3.09 (3.03 - 3.15), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 2.9 ±0.34 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100).