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Scientific Name Trichomycterus pradensis  Sarmento-Soares, Martins-Pinheiro, Aranda & Chamon, 2005
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Type Locality Jucuruçu, rio Jucuruçu, 2 kilometers before the city of Jucuruçu on road Itamaraju-Jucuruçu, middle of rio Jucuruçu basin, 16°50'10"S, 40°08'40"W, 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 112mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil.

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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.
Down Further Information
Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 16 (no. 4), pp 291, Figs. 1- 6.
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Last Update 2020 Dec 24 08:58 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:59)