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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Trichomycterus vittatus Regan, 1903|
|Type Locality||Marcapata Valley, eastern Peru.|
|Pronunciation||trick oh mick terr uss.|
|Etymology||Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels.|
|Size||78mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||South America: eastern Peru.|
|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.|
|Reference||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 12 (no. 72) (art. 64), pp 623.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 19 04:48 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:16)|