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Scientific Name Trichomycterus fuliginosus  Barbosa & Costa, 2010
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Type Locality Ribeirão da Rifa, tributary of Rio Santissimo, Rio Grande drainage, Rio Paraíba do Sul basin, ca. 21°56'S, 41°57'W, Município de Sant Maria Madalena, Estado de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, elevation about 800 meters.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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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.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 21 (no. 2), pp 108, Figs. 2a, 4, 15.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 17 09:33 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:38)