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Scientific Name Trichomycterus chaberti  Durand, 1968
Common Name
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. 
Down Species Information
Size 115mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down Habitat Information
Distribution South America: endemic to Bolivia.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
Down Husbandry Information
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.
Down Further Information
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)