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Scientific Name Tatia boemia  Koch & Reis, 1996
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Pelotas, tributary of the Rio Uruguai, road Anita Garibaldi to Pinhal da Serra, about 27°47'S, 51°11'W, Esmeralda, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 69mm or 2.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males have a modified anal fin similar to the gonopodium found in livebearing toothcarps. Females have a normal anal fin. Reaches sexual maturity above 52mm SL.
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Distribution South America: upper Uruguay River basin.
La Plata, Uruguay, Upper Uruguay (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Other Parameters Found in rivers with bedrock and loose stones on the bottom.
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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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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 7 (no. 1)
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Last Update 2009 Dec 05 12:38 (species record created: 2008 Mar 24 06:23)