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Scientific Name Tatia simplex  Mees, 1974
Common Name
Type Locality Xaventina house beach, Rio dos Mortes, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Centromochlus simplex
Pronunciation TA tee ah - sim plex
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 28mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution South America: Das Mortes River, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia, Das Mortes (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 90, Fig. 26.
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Last Update 2020 Jan 05 04:01 (species record created: 2007 Nov 27 17:16)