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Scientific Name Farlowella curtirostra  Myers, 1942
Common Name Short-nosed Twig Catfish
Type Locality Quebrada Tabor, tributary of Río Motatan system, 30 kilometers north of Trujillo, Maracaibo basin, Venezuela.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.
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Distribution South America: Lake Maracaibo drainage.
Lake Maracaibo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 23.0-25.0°C or 73.4-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Suggested Tankmates Smaller Tetras or Rasboras are suitably mannered - perhaps hatchetfish are best. Avoid fast or "nippy" fishes such as Danios or Barbs. Will do well with Corydoras catfish, but larger catfish or cichlids are to be avoided.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 4), pp 102, Fig. 11.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 26 05:39 (species record created: 2011 Aug 20 14:28)