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Scientific Name Tatia dunni  (Fowler, 1945)
Common Name Dunn's Woodcat
Type Locality Río Caquetá drainage, Morelia, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Centromochlus dunni
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males have a modified anal fin similar to the gonopodium found in livebearing toothcarps. Females have a normal anal fin.
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Distribution South America: Upper Amazon in Ecuador and Colombia; central Amazon in Brazil; Caquetá River drainage in Colombia.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Japurá, Caquetá (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 97, pp 111, Figs. 11-13.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 29 01:39 (species record created: 2002 Nov 11 00:00)