|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus gabrieli (Myers, 1926)|
|Type Locality||Rock pools below rapids of São Gabriel, Rio Negro, Amazon system, Brazil.|
|Etymology||Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels.|
|Size||50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: upper Negro River in Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Middle Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Copeia No. 156, pp 151.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 29 23:06 (species record created: 2015 May 19 12:59)|