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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus giarettai Barbosa & Katz, 2016|
|Type Locality||Small stream tributary of the rio Parnaíba, Rio Parnaíba basin, Município de Cumari, Estado de Goias, Brazil, circa 18°22’52’’S, 48°06’56’’W, elevation about 590 meters.|
|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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|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||Vertebrate Zoology v. 66 (no. 3), pp 262, Fig. 1.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 19 04:51 (species record created: 2016 Dec 09 20:49)|