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Prochilodus lineatus  (Valenciennes, 1837)

Streaked prochilod
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Characiformes (Characins) > Prochilodontidae (Flannel-mouth characiforms)
Etymology: Prochilodus: Greek, pro = first, in front of + Greek, cheilos = lip (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; potamodromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 5 - ? m (Ref. 11229).   Subtropical; 2°S - 32°S

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South America: Paraná-Paraguay and Paraíba do Sul River basins.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 24.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 80.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 79585); common length : 46.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37057); max. published weight: 7.2 kg (Ref. 72380)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum length based on examined specimen; reported to reach 74 cm TL in literature (Ref. 37057).

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Pairing is distinct during copulation (Ref. 205). Males may stay near the nest (Ref. 205).

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Castro, R.M.C. and R.P. Vari, 2003. Prochilodontidae (Fannel mouth characiforms). p. 65-70. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 37057)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial; aquarium: commercial
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Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02188 (0.01798 - 0.02662), b=2.95 (2.90 - 3.00), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.2   ±0.12 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (K=0.19-0.43; Tmax=5).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.