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Scientific Name Trichomycterus argos  Lezama, Triques & Santos, 2012
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Type Locality Parque Estadual da Serra do Brigadeiro, Córrego Nova, headwaters of the Rio Casca, right bank tributary of Rio Doce at the limits of Rio Doce and Rio Paraíba do Sul basins, 20°43'19''S, 42°28'43''W, Minas Gerias State, Brazil.
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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Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 Zootaxa No. 3352, pp 62, Figs. 2, 3a.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 14 00:44 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:27)