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|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|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.|
|Size||155mm or 6.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|