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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tatia caxiuanensis Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008|
|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.|
|Size||41mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.|
|Distribution||South America: known only from the type locality in Curuá river, lower Amazon basin, Brazil.
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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. 6 (no. 3), pp 510, Figs. 16-18.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 09:32 (species record created: 2008 Nov 15 08:49)|