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Scientific Name Tatia brunnea  Mees, 1974
Common Name Woodcat
Type Locality Compagnia Creek, Suriname.
Pronunciation TA tee ah
Etymology Tatia: Named after the ichthyologist C. Tate Regan. 
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Mature males exhibit modified anal fin copulatory organ.
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Distribution South America: Suriname and Marowijne River basins.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
pH 6.5 - 7.5
Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dh 15
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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 Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) No. 132, pp 84, Fig. 10d, 21.
Registered Keepers There is no registered keeper.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 28 05:47 (species record created: 2001 Apr 13 00:00)