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Scientific Name Tatia orca  Sarmento-Soares, Lazzarotto, Rapp Py-Daniel & Leitão, 2017
Common Name Ninja Woodcat
Type Locality Mouth of Igarapé Jamari with lago de Terra Santa, Terra Santa, rio Nhamundá basin, Pará, Brazil, 02°00'04''S, 56°31'08''W.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
General Remarks This fish is very similar to Tatia musaica. The two differ in distribution and also in the amount of black pigment on the body. C. orca has more white on the body and tail than T. musaica.
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Distribution Brazil, Rio Nhamundá.
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Furniture As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 14 (no. 4), pp [2], Figs. 1-3, 4a, 5a, 6-9.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 19 12:53 (species record created: 2017 Jan 22 23:10)