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Scientific Name Trichomycterus astromycterus  Reis, de Pinna & Pessali, 2019
Common Name
Type Locality Rio do Peixe, tributary of Rio Doce, Rio Doce municipality, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 20°11'40.32"S, 42°51'8.47"W.
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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Distribution
Espirito Santo State Rivers, Doce (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Journal of Fish Biology v. 95 (no. 3), pp [2], Figs. 1-8.
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Last Update 2020 Jul 31 07:10 (species record created: 2019 Jul 07 11:37)