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Scientific Name Trichomycterus varii  Fernández & Andreoli Bize, 2018
Common Name Bristlenose Catfish
Type Locality Cieneguillas River, Santa Catalina Department, Jujuy Province, Argentina, 22°07'S, 65°45'W, elevation 3,567 meters.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 155mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution
Trinidad rivers, Maracas River (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa 4504 (no. 3), pp 360, FIgs. 1, 2A, 3A.
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Last Update 2019 Feb 08 00:57 (species record created: 2005 Mar 05 00:00)