|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tatia gyrina (Eigenmann & Allen, 1942)|
|Type Locality||Río Itaya, Iquitos, Peru.|
|Synonym(s)||Centromochlus creutzbergi, Centromochlus gyrinus, Tatia creutzbergi|
|Pronunciation||TA tee ah - jeye rin ah|
|Etymology||Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan.|
|Size||70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||May easily be mistaken as juveniles of Glanidium leopardus with which it is distinguished by means of the pectoral spines (having projections vs. smooth) and by the number of rays in the anal fin (8-9 vs. 12-14).|
|Sexing||Sexual dimorphism in males appear at a length of 3.5-4.0 cm.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Amazon River basin.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Suriname (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|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 no breeding report.|
|Reference||Fishes of western South America, pp 118, Pl. 5 (fig. 4).|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 28 05:47 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)|