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Scientific Name Trichomycterus longibarbatus  Costa, 1992
Common Name
Type Locality Small stream near Santa Teresa belonging to the upper Rio Piraquê-Açu drainage, lower Rio Doce, Espirito Santo, 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 58mm or 2.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: near Santa Tereza, Espírito Santo, Brazil.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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 Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 18 (no. 4) [for 1991], pp 104, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2022 Dec 21 07:06 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:46)