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Scientific Name Tatia meesi  Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Lower Potaro River (Essequibo River drainage), Waratuk cataract, 5°15'31.9''N, 59°24'01.0''W, Potaro-Siparuni, Guyana.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 47mm or 1.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution South America: Essequibo basin, Guyana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 526, Figs. 30-32.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 22 10:21 (species record created: 2008 Nov 15 08:57)