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Scientific Name Trichomycterus chapmani  (Eigenmann, 1912)
Common Name
Type Locality Boquia, Colombia.
Pronunciation trick oh mick terr uss.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Size 118mm or 4.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Boquia River basin in Colombia.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.
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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 Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Indiana University Studies No. 16 [sic No. 8], pp 18.
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Last Update 2020 Jul 31 07:01 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 20:34)