|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus spegazzinii (Berg, 1897)|
|Type Locality||Río de Cachi, Salta Province, Argentina, elevation 2500-2800 meters.|
|Pronunciation||trick oh mick terr uss.|
|Etymology||Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels.|
|Size||108mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Provinces of Salta and Catamarca, Argentina.
Mar Chiquita, Dulce (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Salado (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mar Chiquita, Dulce, Sali (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||Anales del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Buenos Aires v. 5, pp267.|
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|Last Update||2016 May 11 14:52 (species record created: 2011 Feb 05 12:02)|