|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tatia jaracatia Pavanelli & Bifi, 2009|
|Type Locality||Lower rio Iguaçu basin, rio Jaracatiá, 25°38'17"S, 53°17'04"W, municípios de Salta do Lonta and Dois Cizinhos, Paraná State, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||TA tee ah|
|Etymology||Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan.|
|Size||66mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||From original description:
Tatia jaracatia can be diagnosed from T. intermedia by presenting caudal fin uniformly dark brown or with several dark brown chromatophores irregularly widespread, forming roundish blotches, and rarely forming stripes, and the humeral process long, reaching or surpassing the vertical line through origin of dorsal fin (vs. caudal fin with the same color pattern of the body, and humeral process shorter, not reaching that line).
|Sexing||Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.|
|Distribution||South America: lower rio Iguaçu basin, upstream from the Iguaçu falls, southern Brazil.
La Plata, Paraná, Iguazu, Lower Iguazu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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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 Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Neotropical Ichthyology v. 7 (no. 2), pp 200, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 05:02 (species record created: 2003 Aug 26 00:00)|