Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfishes) > Pimelodidae
Etymology: Sorubim: Brazilian local name, sorubim (Ref. 45335); maniradii: From the Latin mani meaning many or multiple and radii meaning rakers, referring to the high number of gill rakers relative to the other species in the same genus (Ref. 42966).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical
South America: tributaries of the upper and middle Amazon Basin (Ríos Napo, Marañon, Ucayali, Mamore, Madeira, Javari). Probably occurring in the Colombian tributaries of the Amazon.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 111115); max. published weight: 131.97 g (Ref. 111115)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Littmann, M.W., B.M. Burr and U.A. Buitrago-Suarez, 2001. A new cryptic species of Sorubim Cuvier (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) from the upper and middle Amazon Basin. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 151:87-93. (Ref. 42966)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5312 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00537 (0.00305 - 0.00944), b=3.11 (2.96 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.9 ±0.7 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .