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Scientific Name Trichomycterus saturatus  Costa, Katz & Azevedo-Santos, 2023
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Type Locality Córrego Tamborete, a tributary of Rio Grande at the Furnas dam, upper Rio Paraná basin, Capitólio municipality, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, 20°38'53"S, 46°09'55"W, elevation about 875 meters.
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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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. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Fishes v. 8 (no. 4): 206, pp 17, Figs. 5C, 6E, 7C, 10B, 11.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 18 02:30 (species record created: 2023 Apr 17 15:46)