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Scientific Name Trichomycterus bomboizanus  (Tortonese, 1942)
Common Name
Type Locality Río Bomboiza, Ecuador.
Synonym(s) Pygidium bomboizanum
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. In reference to the Rio Bomboiza
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Size 112mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Bomboiza River basin in Ecuador.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Upper Marañón, Santiago, Zamora, Bomboiza (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bollettino dei Musei di Zoologia e di Anatomia Comparata della R. Università di Torino (Ser. 4) v. 49 (no. 121) (for 1941-1942), pp 113 [1], Pl. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 03:01 (species record created: 2011 Feb 05 12:46)