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Scientific Name Rhizosomichthys totae  (Miles, 1942)
Common Name Greasefish
Type Locality Lago de Tota, Boyacá, eastern Cordillera, Colombia, elevation 3060 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 Remarks This species is reportedly extinct.
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Distribution South America: Lake Tota basin in Colombia.
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IUCN Red List Status Extinct
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Caldasia No. 5, pp 55, Fig.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:08 (species record created: 2009 Mar 24 14:10)