|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tatia strigata Soares-Porto, 1995|
|Common Name||Pinstripe Woodcat|
|Type Locality||Municipio de Maués, Igarapé Limãozinho, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||TA tee ah|
|Etymology||Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan.|
- CotM 2013 February
|Size||80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.|
|General Remarks||Imported and photographed for the first time in early 2011. Although the description of this species notes the maximum length of specimens treated therein as 32mm, aquarists have recorded the species up to at least the SL presented here.|
|Distribution||South America: Amazon River basin and upper reaches of the Orinoco, in Brazil and Venezuela.
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Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||Feeds mainly on insects.|
|Furniture||As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into.|
|Breeding Reports||There is but a single breeding report, read it here.|
|References||Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwatersv. 6 (no. 3) - pp202 - Fig. 1|
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|Last Update||2015 Jul 28 11:35 (species record created: 2003 Aug 23 00:00)|