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Scientific Name Trichomycterus immaculatus  (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)
Common Name
Type Locality Rio São Matheos, Rio Doce basin, Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Pygidium immaculatum
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 93mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Paraíbuna River, Paraíba do Sul River basin.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul, Paraibuna (Minas Gerais) (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
Down Husbandry Information
Feeding This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 2, pp 52.
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Last Update 2022 Aug 14 06:17 (species record created: 2004 Mar 08 00:00)