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  • Tatia brunnea
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Scientific Name Tatia brunnea  Mees, 1974
Common Name Woodcat
Type Locality Compagnia Creek, Suriname.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution South America: Suriname coastal rivers and Cudajas, Brazil.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.5 - 7.5
Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dh 15
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Furniture As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 84, Fig. 10d, 21.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 17 16:53 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)