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Scientific Name Farlowella henriquei  Miranda Ribeiro, 1918
Common Name Crosshair Twig Catfish
Type Locality Rio Vermlho, Santa Rita das Antas, Goiás State, Brazil.
Pronunciation far LOW ella
Etymology This genus is named after W. G. Farlow, from Harvard University. 
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Size 165mm or 6.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification A key to the genus Farlowella can be found here.

In comparison to the relatively indistinct network patterning on the dorsal side of the rostrum, the ventral side has a characteristic crosshair pattern.
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Distribution South America: Araguaia River basin.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tocantins, Lower Tocantins, Araguaia (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Revista do Museu Paulista v. 10, pp 636 [8].
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Last Update 2020 Oct 17 05:53 (species record created: 2011 Sep 23 09:13)