|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus spilosoma (Regan, 1913)|
|Type Locality||Río San Juan, Colombia.|
|Pronunciation||trick oh mick terr uss.|
|Etymology||Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels.|
|Size||250mm or 9.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Sipi and Tamana River basins, Colombia.
Colombia Pacific Rivers, San Juan (Colombia), Tamaña (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers, San Juan (Colombia), Sipi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 12 (no. 71), pp 468.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 21 10:11 (species record created: 2011 Feb 05 11:50)|