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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Taunayia bifasciata (Eigenmann & Norris, 1900)|
|Type Locality||Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.|
|Size||140mm or 5.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: Upper Paraíba do Sul and Tietê River basins.
Rio de Janeiro State Rivers, Paraíba do Sul (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Feeding||Stomach contents of wild-caught specimens included annelid worms, terrestrial insects (beetles) and immature forms of insects (Coleoptera, Trichoptera, Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera). The most frequent foods were terrestrial insects and immature Plecoptera.|
|Furniture||In nature, more specimens have been captured along slopes where riparian vegetation is abundant. Fewer specimens have been captured along piedmont areas with disturbed or reduced vegetation, suggesting this species prefers to inhabit vegetated areas of water.|
|Breeding||Not bred in captivity. Wild specimens with developed gonads have been captured throughout much of the year (Feb-July); no sexually active fish were caught in October. Reproductively active females carry an average of 319 oocytes in their ovaries.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Revista do Museu Paulista v. 4, pp 350.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 08 13:58 (species record created: 2016 Aug 26 22:51)|