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Scientific Name Trichomycterus yuska  Fernández & Schaefer, 2003
Common Name
Type Locality Arroyo Aguas Calientes, 27°14'S, 68°16'W, Departamento Tinogasta, Province de Catamarca, Argentina, elevation 4050 meters.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
Down Species Information
Size 97mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down Habitat Information
Distribution South America: endemic to Argentina.

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Down Husbandry Information
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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 14 (no. 4), pp 355, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:49 (species record created: 2016 May 11 17:01)