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Scientific Name Trichomycterus trefauti  Wosiacki, 2004
Common Name
Type Locality Riacho Andrequicé, tributary of rio Paraúna, itself a tributary of rio das Velhas (rio São Francisco basin), about 18°30'S, 43°30'W, Município de Trinta Réis, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
Down Habitat Information
Distribution South America: known only from the type-locality : Riacho Andrequicé, Trinta Réis, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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 Zootaxa No. 592, pp 3, Fig. 2.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 06:23 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:14)