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Scientific Name Tatia melanoleuca  Vari & Calegari, 2014
Common Name
Type Locality Along border between Pará and Mato Grosso states, Jacareacanga, close to Sete Quedas rapids, rio Teles Pires, tributary to upper rio Tapajós basin, 9°20’38"S, 56°46’42"W, Brazil.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Amazon, Lower Amazon, Tapajós, Teles Pires (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 12 (no. 4), pp 668, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 04:24 (species record created: 2015 May 09 01:33)