|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus romeroi (Fowler, 1941)|
|Type Locality||Honda, Colombia.|
|Etymology||Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. The specific epithet, romeroi, is named after Senor Augusto Romero Padilla, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia.|
|Size||66mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||According to Fowler, T. romeroi has notably longer barbels than other Colombian Trichomycterus.|
|Distribution||South America: Honda River basin in Colombia.
Colombia Caribbean Rivers, Magdalena (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||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 73, pp 4, Figs. 6-8.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 29 23:08 (species record created: 2016 Apr 26 20:06)|