|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tatia reticulata Mees, 1974|
|Common Name||Driftwood Catfish|
|Type Locality||Karanambo, Rupununi, Guyana.|
|Pronunciation||TA tee ah|
|Etymology||Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. The specific epithet is in reference to the reticulated body patterning.|
|Size||27mm or 1.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.|
|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|
|Furniture||As the common name for this family, woodcat, implies, these fish like pieces of wood with crevices and gaps to squeeze into.|
|Breeding||Has been bred in the aquarium. Eggs are very small, are usually laid in small quantities with equally small fry.|
|Breeding Reports||There are 4 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|Reference||Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 90, Fig. 25.|
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|Last Update||2023 Mar 10 09:42 (species record created: 2002 Jun 05 00:00)|