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Scientific Name Trichomycterus giarettai  Barbosa & Katz, 2016
Common Name
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.
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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)