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Scientific Name Trichomycterus torcoromaensis  Ardila Rodríguez, 2016
Common Name
Type Locality Quebrada Torcoroma, parte alta, cuenca del río Magdalena, Municipio de Ocaña, Departamento de Norte de 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. 
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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.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Barranquilla, Departamento del Atlántico 2016 (no. 2), pp 4, Figs. 1, 2, 5A-B, 6, 7.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:47 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:14)