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Scientific Name Tatia marthae  Vari & Ferraris, 2013
Common Name
Type Locality Bolivar, Caño Cuchima of Río Cusimi, approximately 20 mi upstream from junction of Río Caura and Río Erebato at Entre Ríos, 5°45'N, 64°33'W, Venezuela.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. Species named for Martha Joynt (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution) who has provided significant assistance to Vari and Ferraris.
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Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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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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References Copeia 2013 (no. 3), pp 399, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2015 May 13 12:30 (species record created: 2015 May 09 01:34)