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Scientific Name Trichomycterus straminius  (Eigenmann, 1917)
Common Name
Type Locality Quebrada del Mango, Santander, Colombia.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 67mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Santander, Colombia.
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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 Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society v. 56, pp 694.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:45 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:11)