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Scientific Name Tridensimilis venezuelae  Schultz, 1944
Common Name
Type Locality Río Negro, below the mouth of the Río Yasa, Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.
Etymology Tridensimilis: From the Latin similis, meaning equal; this genus was named after its similarity to the trichomycterid genus Tridens (from the Greek tri, meaning three and dens, meaning teeth; in reference to the number of interopercular spines). 
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Size 25mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Orinoco River basin.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2007.
Temperature 22.0-28.0°C or 71.6-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 94 (no. 3172), pp 267, Pl. 6 (fig. C).
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Last Update 2020 Oct 03 09:54 (species record created: 2003 May 03 00:00)