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Scientific Name Trichomycterus sketi  Castellanos-Morales, 2011
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Type Locality Municipio La Paz, vereda Casas Blancas, Cueva del Indio, 6°50'21''N, 73°05'18''W, departamento de Santander, Colombia, elevation 2157 meters.
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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IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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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.
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Reference Biota Colombiana v. 11 (1-2), pp 34, Figs. 1-4.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:44 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:10)