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Scientific Name Tatia reticulata  Mees, 1974
Common Name Driftwood Catfish
Type Locality Karanambo, Rupununi, Guyana.
Synonym(s) Centromochlus reticulatus
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. The specific epithet is in reference to the reticulated body patterning.
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Size 27mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution Rupununi River: Guyana
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Essequibo, Rupununi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Furniture As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 4 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Reference Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 90, Fig. 25.
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Last Update 2020 Jan 07 01:08 (species record created: 2002 Jun 05 00:00)