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Scientific Name Trichomycterus straminius  (Eigenmann, 1917)
Common Name
Type Locality Quebrada del Mango, Santander, Colombia.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
Down Species Information
Size 67mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down Habitat Information
Distribution South America: Santander, Colombia.
IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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 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)