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Scientific Name Trichomycterus striatus  (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Cana at Cana, Río Tuyra system, Panama.
Synonym(s) Pygidium striatum, Trichomycterus striatum
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 84mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central and South America: Río Magdalena drainage, Colombia on the Atlantic drainage to the Río Cocle del Norte, Panama. On the Pacific side, it is known from the Río Dagua, Colombia, to the Río Grande de Térraba drainage in Costa Rica.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Panama Caribbean Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Panama Pacific Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Costa Rica Pacific Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers, Dagua (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Feeding This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 10 (no. 8);
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Last Update 2008 Jun 25 05:48 (species record created: 2008 Jun 24 08:15)