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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus chaberti Durand, 1968|
|Type Locality||Cave of Umayalanta, 8 kilometers northwest of town of Torotoro, Potosí dept., Bolivia.|
|Pronunciation||trick oh mick terr uss.|
|Etymology||Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels.|
|Size||115mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: endemic to Bolivia.|
|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||Annales de Spéléologie v. 23 (no. 2), pp 344, Fig. 3.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 17 01:00 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:34)|