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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. 
Articles
Article Link - CotM 2013 February
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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.
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Distribution South America: Amazon River basin and upper reaches of the Orinoco, in Brazil and Venezuela.
Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 6 (no. 3), pp 202, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 29 01:38 (species record created: 2003 Aug 23 00:00)