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Scientific Name Trichomycterus migrans  (Dahl, 1960)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Guayabero, Orinoco System, Colombia.
Synonym(s) Pygidium migrans
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Distribution Guayabero River, Orinoco River basin, Colombia.
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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.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Dahl [G.] 1960:309, Fig. 3 [Novedades Colombianas v. 1 (no. 5)
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Last Update 2011 Feb 20 02:36 (species record created: 2011 Feb 05 12:36)