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Scientific Name Trichomycterus bahianus  Costa, 1992
Common Name
Type Locality Tributary stream of ribeirao Caveira, Rio Una basin, 6.5 kilometers southeast of São José, Bahia, 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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Size 89mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: tributary stream of Ribeirão Caveira, Una River basin in Bahia, Brazil.
Bahia State Rivers, Una (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 18 (no. 4) [for 1991], pp 105, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2020 Dec 24 09:18 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:27)