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Scientific Name Trichomycterus crassicaudatus  Wosiacki & de Pinna, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Jordão at Município de Foz do Jardão, near border with Município de Reserva do Iguaço, Estado do Paraná, Brazil.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 135mm or 5.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Rio Iguaçu basin in Brazil.
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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.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Copeia 2008 (no. 2), pp 274, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 17 01:01 (species record created: 2016 May 11 17:12)