Flatwhiskered catfish (Pinirampus Pirinampu)
This is a fish species of the Pimelodidae Family in Siluriformes order. The males can reach 120 cm in total length and 7,680g weight. It feeds on benthic animals. It is a freshwater and tropical climate (22 ° C-28 ° C) fish.
They can be found in South America in the Amazon, Essequibo, Orinoco and Parana rivers. This fish has a predilection for shady rivers. It is very abundant in Meta, Guaviare, Guayabero, Tomo and Ariari Rivers.
It is a bottom fish and you catch them with natural bait and sinker. It shows an acceptable opposition when engaged with lightweight equipment, thin line.