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Scientific Name Trichomycterus tupinamba  Wosiacki & Oyakawa, 2005
Common Name
Type Locality Rio Betari, tributary of rio Ribeira de Iguapé, in front of the camping area of Núcleo, Parque Estadual Turisstico de Alto Ribeira, São Paulo, Brazil.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Distribution South America: Rio Ribeira de Iguape basin, Brazil.
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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 Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 4), pp 466, Figs. 2-4.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:47 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:15)