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  • Tridensimilis venezuelae
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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 Orinoco River basin, Venezuela.
Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
Temperature 22.0-28.0°C or 71.6-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. v. 94 (no. 3172) 267 Pl. 6 (fig. C)
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Last Update 2009 Dec 14 03:16 (species record created: 2003 May 03 00:00)