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Scientific Name Trichomycterus corduvensis  Weyenbergh, 1877
Common Name
Type Locality Río Primero, Cordoba, Santa Fe, Argentina.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Primeiro River basin in Argentina.
Mar Chiquita, Dulce, Sali (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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.
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Reference Actas de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias Exactas, Buenos Aires. v. 3 (no. 1), pp 11, Pl. 3 (figs. 1-2).
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 23:09 (species record created: 2016 May 10 18:41)