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Scientific Name Tatia caxiuanensis  Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Município de Melgaço, Estação Cientifica Pena, Curuá River, Caxiuanã, 1°44'53''S, 51°27'13''W, Pará, Brazil.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. The specific name, caxiuanensis, is in reference to the Floresta Nacional de Caxiuanã, a preservation area where the catfishes were caught.
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Size 41mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution South America: known only from the type locality in Curuá river, lower Amazon basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Xingu, Iriri, Curuá (Iriri) (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 Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3)
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Last Update 2011 Jun 11 00:00 (species record created: 2008 Nov 15 08:49)