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Scientific NameRhizosomichthys totae  (Miles, 1942)
Common NameGreasefish
Type LocalityLago de Tota, Boyacá, eastern Cordillera, Colombia, depth 30-60 meters
Synonym(s)Pygidium totae, Trichomycterus totae
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Size 138mm or 5.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General RemarksThis species is reportedly extinct.
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DistributionSouth America: Lake Tota basin in Colombia.
Tota (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusExtinct
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ReferencesCaldasia No. 5
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2009 Mar 28 03:13 (species record created: 2009 Mar 24 14:10)