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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. 
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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.
Jump to next section Habitat Information
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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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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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)