|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Lithogenes wahari Schaefer & Provenzano, 2008|
|Type Locality||Caño Päwä, about 30 minutes walk from its mouth with Río Cuao, Amazonas, Venezuela.|
|Etymology||The specific name wahari is taken from the Piaroa name Rúa-Wahari, the god of the creation according to the Piaroa peoples.|
|Size||78mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Known only from the middle section of the Río Cuao, a clear-water tributary of the Río Sipapo of the Orinoco River basin of south-western Venezuela.
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Sipapo, Cuao (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||Wild caught fish had no indication of animal matter in its gut content, so presumably a mainly vegetarian diet.|
|Furniture||In nature, the habitat is rocky, fast-flowing streams, so an aquarium should be set up with high current and large smooth stones.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||American Museum Novitates No. 3637, pp 11, Figs. 6-8A-D et seq.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:04 (species record created: 2009 Jan 25 05:15)|