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Scientific Name Tatia nigra  Sarmento-Soares & Martins-Pinheiro, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Uatimã River, about 2°14'35''S, 58°49'58''W, Amazonas, Brazil.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 117mm or 4.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution South America: Central Amazon basin in Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Lower Amazon, Nhamundá (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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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 is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 3), pp 532, Figs. 36-39.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 29 09:13 (species record created: 2008 Nov 15 08:56)